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Explaining White Male Privilege to My Father, or, the Struggles of a Postmodern Feminist Twenty-something

By Sara K 

It all started with an ordinary conversation with my dad in which I attempted to explain my major in university. Cultural Studies is a field that seems to defy definition. 1,175 more words

Politics & Culture

QotD: "Porn in Japan"

Something has happened to the women of Japan.

I am not Japanese, but having lived in Japan for nine years now, I do find myself asking questions.

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#NotAllFeminist's

So it’s been awhile since I made my initial post about getting back into activism and in all honestly…I hate it.

The reason why it has taken me so long to update this is because of the amount of mental breaks I’ve been forced to take to protect my sanity and keep my faith in humanity. 4,222 more words

QotD: "The ultimate mark of man’s possession of women may well be the ethic of suppression by which he forbids women to hate him"

The ultimate mark of man’s possession of women may well be the ethic of suppression by which he forbids women to hate him.

Jeffner Allen, “Remembering: A Time I Will Be My Own Beginning” (collected in…

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Considering competition as a form of woman-hating.

In a previous entry, I discussed the connections in what I called the Axis of Woman-Hating: natalism (women as a means to the end of procreation), anti-feminism (women are sex objects) and genderism (nature made women inferior). 948 more words

Radical Feminism

The White Woman

What inspired me to write this post was seeing something on tumblr about how “whiteness” is desired in Asian cultures. The research spanned Japan, China, Korea and other Asian countries and depicted the beauty practices that the women partook in so that they could hopefully become whiter. 1,921 more words

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