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Stephen King, Owen King, and #MeToo

“That instinct, to doubt what women say, it’s always there. To find some reason not to take their word. Men do it…but we do, too. I do it.” P. 743 more words

Social Commentary

Wanted: A Nurse (1915)

This short comedy from the team of Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Drew plays on stereotypes about nurses – but also pokes fun at the men who promote those stereotypes. 471 more words

Reviews

Sweeper: Authoritarianism’s New Man

My discussion group and I mainly focused on the article regarding Japanese athletes and the Olympics. We discussed the implications of gender norms, particularly masculinity. We also discussed. 240 more words

Blog Entries

Helen Steel Speaking at 'A Woman's Place Is On The Platform' Cambridge UK 23rd November 2017

Gardener and environmental & social justice campaigner Helen Steel, speaking at
‘A Woman’s Place is on the Platform’ Cambridge UK 23rd November 2017

Read Helen’s statement on events at the London Anarchist Bookfair 2017 here: 9 more words

Current Affairs

Blacktown Council Promotes Sex Discrimination

Blacktown in Sydney’s west is an area known for its cultural diversity, its council is made up from a culturally diverse group of people. Blacktown councillors are made up of eleven men and four women, I am sure feminists will point to this over representation by men and voice their accusations of a patriarchal society where men hold positions of power and use that power for the benefit of men to the exclusion of women. 560 more words

Men's Rights

SoCS and #LoveIsInDaBlog Day 17 - Passionately calling for a change to the idea of "his and hers"

Anyone who knows me realizes pretty quickly that I’m a passionate person.  When I feel something, I tend to feel it wholeheartedly.  Sure there are things that I’m blah about, but when I care, I’m passionate about it. 484 more words

Writing

Power Dynamics in The Convent of Pleasure by Margaret Cavendish

In the article “Performance, Performativity, and Identity in Margaret Cavendish’s The Convent of Pleasure” Katherine R. Kellett argues that Cavendish’s play “interrogate[s] the limits of performance” by resisting stable identities (Kellett 119). 619 more words