Category Archives: Anti-feminists and their pals

Cartoon: 36 Annoying Anti-Feminists (revised and expanded!)

Please support these cartoons on Patreon. You may remember an earlier version of this cartoon, which had only 32 anti-feminists. After this cartoon was first published, I got a lot of criticism. Some of it was the expected mindless anger … Continue reading

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On Writers Who Are Pro-Choice But Only Mention It When It’s Helpful For Attacking Feminism

A surprising number of anti-feminists describe themselves as being pro-choice when they’re attacking feminism.  The message of these “I’m pro-choice, but…” messages is I’m-liberal-so-my-eviscerations-of-feminism-are-ever-so-objective. Christina Hoff Sommers is a good example of this. My friend Cathy Young, too.1 (I’ve also … 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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New Cartoon: The 32 Types of Anti-Feminist

Both the full cartoon, and a transcript of the cartoon, can be viewed at Everyday Feminism.

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Criticism Isn’t Censorship, National Review.

A National Review article, How to Censor Speakers on College Campuses, is subtitled “Oberlin students trying to censor Christina Hoff Sommers conflate speech and violence.”1 The writer, Charles Cooke, is talking about a speech Christina Hoff Sommers gave at Oberlin, … Continue reading

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As an Alternative to Sea Lions …

I would like to humbly propose ‘ant swarms.’ Comic courtesy Robot Hugs, whose other comics are similarly fantastic.

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Red Pills and Ants

Recent events at a blog that rhymes with Shmetal-Moptimized reminded me of the existence of sociobiology and of people who imagine that human beings – and ants and bonobos and every other species — are driven primarily by biological imperatives, … Continue reading

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MRAs and Anti-Feminists Have Ruined Complaining About Being Single

Remember the 1955 movie “Marty”? It was a respected oldie when I was a kid (it’s one of only two films to win both the Best Picture Oscar and the Cannes Palme d’Or), but it’s now pretty obscure. I saw … Continue reading

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Gloria Steinem’s Presidential Medal of Freedom, Plus Should Firefighters Carry Or Drag

Last week, President Obama awarded a whole bunch of people, including Gloria Steinem, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Cathy Young is unhappy with this development, because Steinem, Cathy says, represents the very worst of feminism. What’s most striking about Cathy’s … Continue reading

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Tucker Carlson on Women in the Military (and some responses)

Feminism's latest victory: the right to get your limbs blown off in war. Congratulations. — Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) January 24, 2013 @TuckerCarlson The "right" won was a woman's freedom to decide if she wants to try to become a warrior … Continue reading

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