This is hilarious. And enraging. https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/if-women-completed-work-based-on-their-percentage-of-wages-compared-to-men
Tubal Ligation vs. Vasectomy. Hm.
Read Kacey Merced’s post here: Imagine.
from Jack Holland’s A Brief History of Misogyny
(All quotes are from Jack Holland’s A Brief History of Misogyny) “It was a battle for the ultimate mechanism of control within a woman’s body—her reproductive cycle. For a woman, this right is the most crucial of all, and the key to achieving real autonomy. Misogyn denies her autonomy; her subordination depends on the lack …
“All Men Need their Whores” Davina Squirrel
Like night and day indeed.
2 women entrepreneurs who invented a fake male cofounder say acting through him was ‘like night and day’ “It was like night and day,” Dwyer told Titlow of working through Mann. “It would take me days to get a response, but Keith could not only get a response and a status update, but also be …
“What would I be …”
“What would I be if I didn’t live in a world that hated women?” Jessica Valenti, Sex Object
One way to deal with it (sexism) (in science this time)
“When I go to a venture-capital group of only men,” Nacy said, “I do most of the speaking, and my chief business officer and I watch faces. If they’re incredulous about something I’ve said, he’ll repeat the same thing—and then it’ll be just fine.” Read the whole article here.
“A disagreeable reality …” – aurora linnea
“A disagreeable reality of the patriarchal society in which we live is that, lacking a proactive effort to overturn male supremacy, when men and women come together in groups, the men rise to power. They take over, and what was supposed to be shared territory becomes just one more zone of patriarchy. This is because …
Homophobia – great quote
“Homophobia is not actually straight men being afraid of gay men. It’s straight men afraid of any man treating them like they treat a woman.” quoted in Manifest: Transitional Wisdom on Male Privilege as a viral cartoon
How to Negotiate a Raise (if you’re a woman)
Brilliant piece at McSweeney’s: How to Negotiate a Raise (if you’re a woman)