Category Archives: Feminism, sexism, etc

Cartoon: The Wage Gap and How Much Women Work

This cartoon is by Barry Deutsch and Becky Hawkins. There was some interesting discussion of this cartoon on Tumblr, regarding if this cartoon stereotypes husbands. Remember, if you like my political cartoons, please consider supporting my patreon! Transcript of the … Continue reading

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Bigots Attack Melania Trump With Misogynistic, Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Sex-Worker Comments

I’m all for laughing at Melania Trump (or her speechwriters) plagiarizing Michelle Obama’s speech, but of course, there are a lot of awful people who have to ruin the fun with disgusting bigotry. Aaaargh. GET OFF MY SIDE MISOGYNISTIC ASSHOLES! … Continue reading

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We should get rid of selective service altogether, not just add women to it

BE IT RESOLVED, that NOW opposes the reinstatement of registration and draft for both men and women. NOW’s primary focus on this issue is on opposition to registration and draft. However, if we cannot stop the return to registration and … Continue reading

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Publication News: Two Days Left to Preorder Veils, Halos & Shackles

I am normally more on top of these things, but somehow the email letting me know about the special pre-order discount ($14.95, which is $10 off the cover price) on Veils, Halos & Shackles: International Poetry on the Oppression and … Continue reading

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Why Feminists Shouldn’t Use “Neckbeard”

My newest “Everyday Feminism” cartoon. TRANSCRIPT OF CARTOON (At the top of the cartoon, large cartoon-style letters spell out “NECKBEARD.” Each letter is growing stubble hairs out of its lowest third.) (Behind all the panels is a large drawing of … Continue reading

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Quote: A very long, sharp wedding ring

Jess Zimmerman: There have probably been more real-life woman warriors than we know. Until recently, archaeologists would determine the gender of a grave’s occupant based on the artifacts buried within; jewelry meant a woman, weapons meant a man. When skeletons … Continue reading

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Now This Is a Hotel Manager Who Should Definitely Be Fired

911 Audio: Hotel Manager Reports Guest For Being Transgender – BuzzFeed News Meagan Taylor and her best friend, who are both transgender women, were traveling through Iowa on July 13 to a funeral for her best friend’s brother when they … Continue reading

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Hotel Fires Employee For Calling Someone A “Slut” Online. Is This A Free Speech Issue?

Content warning: Misogynistic online harassment, including rape threats. I want to respond to a comment left by Desipis, but to do that, I’ll need to bring in some context. Clementine Ford is a feminist columnist from Australia. Various misogynists have … Continue reading

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A Dialog Between A Bernie Sanders Supporter And A Hillary Clinton Supporter

A Bernie Sanders supporter on Tumblr wrote: People who endorse Hillary Clinton: we need a women president! #WhiteFeminism People who endorse Bernie Sanders: we need this man to win to take money out of politics, to promote and campaign for … Continue reading

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On The Definition of Misogyny, And The Related And Uninteresting Question, Is Dave Sim Misogynistic?

So Sandeep Atwal and I have been disagreeing on the definition of misogyny. Sandeep says that misogyny means “hatred of women,” full stop. I agree misogyny means “hatred of women,” but it additionally means (to quote the OED) “Dislike of, … Continue reading

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