Tag Archive | male violence

Some Men

This poem was inspired by a recent influx of tweets from men saying, “Don’t tar us all with the same brush, only SOME men are like that” when women were discussing the prevalence of violent pornography or the rape threats feminists receive on a daily basis. These men consistently fail to see that there is […]

Trinity’s Disgust-o-rama

I took some pictures while in London for Radfem2013. No, not of the Eye or the Shard or Westminster. Of disgusting things, of blatant misogyny being peddled in the street. Because I am a fun person like that. There are also some pictures from locations that aren’t London towards the bottom of the post. This […]

Portrait of Eight Paying Rapists

People say prostitution is necessary. Some even go as far as saying it’s a necessary evil, but even those people still insist it is necessary. If men can’t buy access to women’s bodies, these people say, whatever will they do? Yes, I would like to ask them, what exactly is it you think men will […]

Exited Women: Prostitution is Violent and Unfree

The following is my translation of an article published on the Danish website Politiken.dk on March 9, 2013 Selling yourself is disgraceful, violent and unfree Written by Tanja Rahm, sexologist and author Alice Viola, mentor and therapist Christina Christensen, educator Lita Malmberg, unemployed social educator Pia Christensen, cand.mag. (BA in Denmark) Odile Poulsen, author and […]

The Time I Saw A Man Who Raped Me

Walking home It’s been a long day and it’s cold Huge bus flashing by in the window reflection Street corner faces and bakery smells And BOOM there on the other side of a thin sheet of glass Real, not an apparition Never was He was never not real When he tore my –   I […]

The ‘Cissexism’ Charge: Linguistic Erasure of Females

Originally posted on Women of the Patriarchy:
I really don’t know how to begin this post. I don’t know how to introduce it or create some eloquent lead in. All I can say is: Fuck. Fuck no. Fuck you. Fuck everything. Exhibit A: Trans efforts to completely erase femalehood from existence. A determined means of…

The Penis is Not a Weapon, Man Claims

Reading a bit over on GenderTrender, I saw a link to a German article in the comment section, posted by commenter IceMountainFire. It was an article about a German men’s rights book, and it was titled “The Penis is Not a Weapon“. So with a blatant lie like that in title, I got curious and […]