HAWAIIAN CONSCIENCISM with Linda Tuhiwai Smith on May 2, 2013 at UH Manoa. She spoke on activism, feminism, culture, difference,...
After 666 comments, a friend of mine was kicked off Metafilter. That was ten years ago. He told me his old screennames over drinks a...
I had some long talks back in the day with boyfriends and guy friends about how many men they know who are not only sexist but actually straight up misogynist. Now that I’m back in my grad school bubble, I forgot how bafflingly deep-rooted sexism really is.
For some, women are evolutionarily ornamental and societal/consumer pressure to wear make-up, spend hundreds of dollars on heels and other torture devices are signs of women’s innate fluffy frivolity. “Korean women are so lucky, all you have to do is shop and look pretty.”
Some are just super confused.
Some blame “western women” from everything from the lack of manufacturing jobs to the rise of autism.
And some conflate concern for women with neglect of men.