Tag Archive | misogyny

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 […]

I write about violence. They arrive looking for porn.

Originally posted on You've Got Male:
Here are the search terms that have brought people to my blog Pass the Flaming Sword since I started it. Many feminist bloggers have this issue. We write about women and girls being hurt, exploited, abused, killed…and we find people (boys and men) arriving on our blogs because…

Feminism’s Gender Identity Crisis

Okay, so this article or whatever it is pretty much sums up everything that is wrong with the current direction the mainstream discourse on feminism has taken, and so I felt a need to comment on it. A lot. And I apologize in advance if I come off like a smartass, especially should the author […]

Trinity’s Misogynist Mix Vol I.

Sun Tzu said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles. Being familiar with the things misogynists say is valuable when it comes to recognizing patterns and cutting straight through the bullshit when faced with misogyny in real life. Men have been saying the same […]

Gynocide: The Holocaust of Women

Malleus Maleficarum. That’s Latin for ‘Hammer of Witches’, or Hexenhammer as it was called in German. It was published in 1486 by Heinrich Kramer, a German Dominican Inquisitor, two years after the ironically-named Pope Innocent VIII issued a papal bull recognizing the existence of witches. This hateful book became the most-used tool in the mass […]

Originally posted on The Sex and Power Discussion Blog:
So naked, young women are shameful and go to Hell? This is part II of my contribution to the Jaipur Literary Festival this year which focuses on Buddhism. You can read part I here.  It’s another excerpt from the Buddhist period  in my book  Sex and…