The scary F-word!

Laurie Penny, NewStatesman (16 March 2013)

This is the piece about Feminism where Laurie Penny steals my thoughts and writes them down eloquently.

It’s no wonder that “feminism” is still stereotyped as an aggressive movement, full of madwomen dedicated to the destruction of the male sex and who will not rest until they can breakfast on roasted testicles. It should be obvious that, as the feminist writer bell hooks puts it, “Most people learn about feminism from patriarchal mass media.” As a result, most people remain confused about what the fight for gender liberation ultimately means.

Do read the full article here.


One thought on “The scary F-word!

  1. Hi, I am from Australia.
    One of the best books on the misogyny that mis-informs popular culture was/is the book by Joan Smith titled Misogynies.
    Joan has a column in the Guardian.

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