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Culture of Masculinity and Qualitative Research

Culture of Masculinity and Qualitative Research

In the lead up to the Trainee Research Conference on the 23rd September 2014 (see details below), the third year trainees have reflected upon psychological cultures in relation to their doctoral theses. 351 more words

Clinical Psychology

Women Against Feminism: What they get right

We’ve all seen the “Women Against Feminism” (WAF) posts all over tumblr, facebook etc. And there’s been a tidal wave of response from feminists around the world arguing that these women are misdirected, don’t understand what feminism is and are just plain wrong. 1,397 more words

Forbidden Discourse: The Silencing of Feminist Criticism of “Gender”

An open statement from 37 radical feminists from five countries.

August 12, 2013

We, the undersigned 1960s radical feminists and current activists, have been
concerned for some time about the rise within the academy and mainstream media… 1,239 more words

Feminism

Three Intimate Yet Groovy Dance Tunes

A lot of people describe dance music as ‘soulless’. I completely disagree. I think this is an idea concocted by people who are more familiar with rave music from the late ’90s than the legacy of funk, soul, disco, techno, and synthpop which has informed pop music since the mid-’70s. 488 more words

Gender Theory

The Folly of Men's Rights Activism

What are ‘men’s rights activists’? Men’s rights activists are men who claim to be victimised by the modern feminist movement. MRAs suggest that women have more power over men because of prejudice against men. 518 more words

Gay & Lesbian

On the Insidiousness of Patriarchy

The alternative to patriarchy is not matriarchy. It’s mutuality, equality. This is what feminism supports. Feminism isn’t about hating men. It’s about advocating for the dignity and equality of women, who continue to face disproportionate violence, discrimination, and marginalization throughout the world due to their gender.

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Justice

A Response to 'Women Against Feminism.'

Imagine this:

The year is 2014. You are a white Western woman. You wake up in the morning in a comfortably sized house or flat. You have a full or part-time job that enables you to pay your rent or mortgage. 1,531 more words

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