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Doonesbury strip on Texas abortion law dropped by some US newspapers

Doonesbury strip on Texas abortion law dropped by some US newspapers | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
Several papers decline to use cartoon strip, which depicts state-required sonograms as Republican-approved rape (Barbaric!
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The Sociology of MMA: Breaking Arms & Making Patriarchal Bargains

The Sociology of MMA: Breaking Arms & Making Patriarchal Bargains | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it

How does a female athlete survive in the patriarchal and exploitive world of MMA? “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey, the new bantamweight Strikeforce champion, speaks candidly about how she navigates a hyper-sexualized and hyper-violent profession. In this post David Mayeda explores the patriarchal bargains Rousey openly makes and their consequences.

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Sexual Violence Against Women – The Hard Truths [Infographic]

Sexual Violence Against Women – The Hard Truths [Infographic] | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
If you are born a girl in South Africa, you are more likely to be raped than learn to read. Help raise awareness of sexual violence against women. .
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Promoting Black Feminism in Pop Culture

Promoting Black Feminism in Pop Culture | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
This post originally appeared at Womanist Musings on January 13, 2012

In an anti-racist feminism course, my then-professor presented us with Allan Bérubé’s essay, “How Gay Stays White and...
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Patriarchy & Islamism between Tehran and Cairo

Patriarchy & Islamism between Tehran and Cairo | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
The newest viral sensation in the Egyptian blogosphere is a video purporting to be a message from the “Women of Iran” directed towards the “Women of Egypt and Tunisia,” exhorting them to fi...
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Balancing Jane: Gender Stereotyping with a Side of Product Promotion

Balancing Jane: Gender Stereotyping with a Side of Product Promotion | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it

I know that my pop culture junkie-dom (junkie-hood? junkie-ness? addiction.) suggests otherwise, but I actually don't watch television very often. We don't have cable (we're some of those Netflix defectors) and we have pretty busy schedules

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Mia Barchetti's comment, March 6, 2013 11:43 PM
I like this one. It gives video examples of promoting products but looking deeper into how stereotyped each one is.
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The Return of Patriarchy

The Return of Patriarchy | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
Why religious fundamentalists of all kinds will succeed at subjugating women, dominating politics and society, and inheriting the Earth.
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The Global Sociology Blog - The Patriarchy Continuum – Elders

The Global Sociology Blog - The Patriarchy Continuum – Elders | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
“Sakina, 22, was a teenager when she was sold by her family for 1200 rupees (£15) to a stranger over the age of 60. Her sister, who organised the deal, had duped Sakina by presenting a “young good-looking” chap before ...
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Go rest, young man

Go rest, young man | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
In the late 1800s, anxious and tired male intellectuals were sent West to rough ride, rope steer and bond with other men. (West vs. Rest. Guess who got what? MT @AmichelSW MUST READ! 19th cent. medical misogyny!
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Female Masculinity • Just Smith.

Female Masculinity viraginous: “ I hate it when anyone says that female masculinity is accepted. It doesn’t matter if they’re a masculist where they say that women can be masculine and it’s accepted...
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Kenyan men are paralyzed by patriarchy - not women in power or with pangas | The Zeleza Post

Kenyan men are paralyzed by patriarchy - not women in power or with pangas | The Zeleza Post | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
Lewis Ricardo Gordon, a professor of philosophy at Temple University, gives an interesting story about his time as professor at a university whose environment was hostile to black faculty.
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Rebel With A Cause: Samira, the military and feminism!

Rebel With A Cause: Samira, the military and feminism! | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
On Wednesday February 8th, Egypt’s head of military court has made a statement urging media outlet to halt the coverage on the “Virginity Tests” case. This decision came at the backdrop of the unraveling court case filed by Samira Ibhrahim. But who is Samira Ibrahim and why does the Military Forces want to ban publication on the matter?
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Nieman Reports | Revealing Sex Crimes Against Black Women

Nieman Reports | Revealing Sex Crimes Against Black Women | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it

Before Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus, she had already been fighting for racial equality for more than a decade. She strategized with other activists, organized protests, and in 1948 gave an impassioned speech that led to her election as secretary of the Alabama conference of the NAACP. In that position, she investigated cases of sexual violence and other crimes against blacks, as she had done for the Montgomery chapter of the NAAC

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Will Street Harassment be Outlawed in the UK?- Stop Street Harassment

Working to make public places safe and welcoming for all...
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allAfrica.com: Tunisia: One in Five Women Victim of Domestic Violence, According to New Survey

allAfrica.com: Tunisia: One in Five Women Victim of Domestic Violence, According to New Survey | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
On February 29, the Tunisian National Office of Family and Population (ONFP), in cooperation with the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), held a conference in Tunis, where it present the results of a national survey conducted on violence against women.

The National Survey on Violence towards Women in Tunisia (ENVEFT, 2010) questioned 3,873 women aged between 18 and 64, living in all seven regions of Tunisia.

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Gender and Men's Studies: peril or promise? - Video and audio - News and media - Home

Gender and Men's Studies: peril or promise? - Video and audio - News and media - Home | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
LSE public lecture audio podcast and video media player page (Michael Kimmel on lightbulb realisation he was middleclass white man b/c "privilege is invisible to those who have it"...)...
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Sexual violence against women is the result of the cult of masculinity

Sexual violence against women is the result of the cult of masculinity | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
Gloria Steinem and Lauren Wolfe: A false image of manhood makes men act violently and risk their lives against their own interests as humans.
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The Male Privilege Checklist | Alas, a Blog

As McIntosh points out, men also tend to be unaware of their own privileges as men. In the spirit of McIntosh’s essay, I thought I’d compile a list similar to McIntosh’s, focusing on the invisible privileges benefiting men.
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Greek journalist called Merkel "dirty Berlin girl with an open arse”- The Local

Greek journalist called Merkel "dirty Berlin girl with an open arse”- The Local | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
A Greek radio station has been fined €25,000 for allowing one of its journalists to refer to German Chancellor Angela Merkel as a “dirty Berlin slut” on air.
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Unlearning Sexism and Other Oppressions | People Of Color ...

Unlearning Sexism and Other Oppressions | People Of Color ... | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
... both Muslim and non-Muslim, who are outraged by sexism and misogyny. However, many of us make the mistake in seeing ourselves as being “outside of patriarchy.” That is, because we have feminist politics and speak out ...
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Time for a revolution in the way we deal with rape

Holly Dustin: Prejudicial attitudes to rape infect our society.
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Black men: Dandyism, masculinity and homophobia

Black men: Dandyism, masculinity and homophobia | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
‘Dandy Lion’ is a an exhibition exploring young black men redefining their style through dandyism and contemporary hip-hop flair at the Reginald F. Lewis museum in Baltimore.
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skeptifem: when men rule feminism

He is a perfect example of how not to respond to being called out on your privilege. Some female skeptics, including a past TAM speaker (Greta Christina) found him making some less-than-outraged comments about a man who said that Greta should be slapped and "kicked in the cunt" over a disagreement about feminism. He seemed to still feel bad for the dude that Greta had called out in her posts, even after said dude made some threats.

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Corrective Rape: the Horror in Our Townships

Corrective Rape: the Horror in Our Townships | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
South Africa was the first country in the world to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation in its constitution, and the first African country to legalize same-sex marriage – but in the inner townships horrific violence against lesbian...
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