Abolishing gender means abolishing concrete institutions of oppressive power: battery, trafficking, reproductive control, and on and on. Radical feminists understand that it is these, and not mere identity, that keep women below men on the hierarchy of gender. abolishmasculinity – Radical Beyond Pronouns: On Gender Zombies, DGR, and FeminismRead more "Abolishing gender means abolishing concrete institutions of oppressive power"
One more thing I learned: that because I was calling for social change, for social censure of male behaviors that had historically been routine arid uncensored—I was not only a feminist. I was a radical feminist. Louise Armstrong, Radically Speaking: Feminism ReclaimedRead more "I was not only a feminist. I was a radical feminist"
Feminism and neoliberalism are not bff’s. Feminism is, in large part, about changing those dominant systems that hold up neoliberal ideology. We aren’t all out for ourselves here. And individualism just doesn’t work for the marginalized. It sure doesn’t work to destroy that objectifying male gaze. Meghan Murphy, Burlesque: They tell me it’s just for […]Read more "Feminism and neoliberalism are not bff’s."
Meghan Murphy, It’s not ‘slut-shaming’, it’s woman hatingRead more "‘Slut’ is a word used to shame and silence and attack women. It is only a real thing to misogynists who use language to hurt women."