TSM Responds To “Women Against Feminism”

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You may have seen pictures floating around the Internet of a somewhat well-known (but mostly hated) Facebook group called “Women Against Feminism.” It’s a group comprised of women who are seriously misinformed, but nonetheless confident in their decision to reject feminism. They decided to offer up a few pictures on their reasons for defying feminism in a laughable display of personal opinions and convictions against their idea of “feminism.”

The problem is, these women are clearly confused about what feminism actually is. While they believe they are advocating against feminism, they are actually advocating against a misconstrued idea of feminism. It’s ironic, because the ideas they have actually are feminist values. They just don’t realize it, because they refuse to educate themselves on the true meaning. In short, these women are their own worst enemies.

We at TSM decided to take it upon ourselves to offer some lighthearted responses to the ideas put forth by the “Women Against Feminism.”

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We may joke around, but we also can’t ignore that there are some serious problems here. The major issue is that these women are further encouraging the negative connotations associated with feminism. It’s supposed to be an empowering message of equality and respect, not an excuse to victimize ourselves and demonize men. Modern feminists know this. We recognize the true definition of feminism, and we are working hard to destroy old notions about the concept.

Feminism is not, and never has been, a movement against men. Reinforcing the concept of a feminist as an angry, man-hating, bra-burning women who spends her free time shaving her head and screaming at strangers is a terrible approach in working toward equality. We can only truly exemplify feminist values once we learn to accept and understand the true meaning, and ditch the idea of defying it just to avoid potential scrutiny.

Image via Women Against Feminism

Lucky Jo is much less medicated than her mother and sister, and she tends to think that’s a good thing. She's the newest full-time addition to the Grandex office, which is probably why they gave her the shittiest desk. In her free time she enjoys scaring small children, judging her peers, and condescendingly talking to GDIs at Starbucks. Follow her on twitter for cat memes and complaints. Email her at lucy@grandex.co.

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    • -7
      wylliamjudd

      I actually really hate TSMs responses. They are too flippant, and don’t help the case for feminism. You =/= all women could be said about any woman who claims that we need feminism because all women walk around with a constant fear of rape. Men have issues too, and a jab at an ex-boyfriend is a ridiculous response. And it’s worth looking at how some forms of feminism encourage girls to feel victimized instead of empowered. But all of these things – these are all feminist things! Men are capable of love and respect toward women. This is a feminist idea! Men have issues too. This is a feminist idea! Equality, not entitlement. This is a feminist idea! Stop telling me society objectifies me. This is a feminist idea! Empowerment over victim-hood. This is a feminist idea! Because the thing is that feminism is a conversation. It’s not one viewpoint, it’s a goal, and there are many ways to get there, and all the people who share this goal don’t have the same idea about how to get there.

      ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
    • -20
      mitravinda

      All these women against feminism, answer me one question.. did you go to college? I hope you are not enjoying any feminist favors cause you know if you went to college you are wrong. if you went to college and at least graduated then you will know Hypatia and the Early Christian men thought Hypatia was a witch because she had a brain. You know what they did to women like Hypatia? They skinned her alive is one account, another was she was stoned to death. I hope you are not practicing witchcraft by being educated women. Only feminist women who value their brain equal to men are allowed to be educated. A few generations ago the only jobs allowed was secretary, beautician or nurse. only a nurse required some education past high school but only until you married and with your husbands permission could you work. So all the women against feminism you better walk your talk and drop out of college now before you look like Hypatia. You would never want to be mistaken for a feminist now would you? you would not want to be stoned or skinned to death if you had a brain.

      ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
  1. 159
    abbyb313

    My favorite part about these women is they seem to forget it was our feminist ancestors that came before us that fought for their right to even post those pictures

    ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
    • 63
      nescaccprincess

      Exactly! Like oh? You don’t need feminism? Ok how about you don’t vote or have a job, and allow men to treat you like their property, only wear dresses, and be seen and not heard.

      ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
      • -115
        lyrids

        How about fighting for everyone instead of just a select group of people? Fighting only for women is just as wrong as fighting only for men, or for black people, or for Americans exclusively.
        Feminists will gain my respect when they start caring about other issues as much as they care about men who earn more than they do.
        As for your “feminist ancestors” (hilarious phrase, by the way), they couldn’t have acheived anything if most men weren’t willing to allow for those changes to happen. So, hard as it may be, you must credit men for your progress: they must agree with some changes if those changes actually happened.

        ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
        • 118
          razzmatazz93

          It’s ironic how you just proved yourself wrong; “they couldn’t have acheived anything if most men weren’t willing to allow for those changes to happen.” Meaning, our feminist ancestors had to fight against men in order to gain rights. The whole phrasing of your comment implies that rights only belong to men, and therefore only men can give them. This is misinformed because men did not *give* us rights; women *took* them, with men resisting the entire time, and still fighting. You make it sound as if men were just poor misinformed animals who didn’t notice how they treated women, then once women asked for rights, men immediately went “oh, of course, our bad. we won’t resist. here’s some rights” when in fact, women had been fighting for rights for centuries and centuries, then the declaration of sentiments was written. Then 72 years later, we got the right to vote. That’s right; it took 72 years after demanding, not asking, for rights until we finally were even able to vote. And then more rights came later, some real, and some nominal (meaning they’re not protected). You claim we only fight for women, when in fact, feminism covers misogyny, racism, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, ableism, and gender roles that dictate that men have to be manly, aggressive, etc. because these issues are all due to patriarchal standards. And what does feminism fight against? The patriarchy. Please educate yourself a little more on what feminists do before claiming we don’t fight for everyone.

          ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -45
            xdpowerhouse

            What’s wrong with patriarchal standards. I’m really having trouble understanding. It is these standards that have established order since, oh I don’t know, humans existed on this planet? If you want to be a feminist AND an anarchist, by all means, push forward; but I highly recommend you refrain from so nonchalantly cursing out the patriarchal standards that have allowed humanity to flourish to the extent that it has today.

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -4
            mitravinda

            There is nothing wrong with patriarchal standards if you even believe in them. you don’t even follow the established order since humans existed on this planet. there you are wearing man pants that were never meant for you. Denim was invented for men, you own a vehicle that is not your right and you have a bank account? Why cant you just let men be men and trust them to take care of you. A good man will take care of you. you do not need an education, your brain is physically smaller anyway. Your husband may give you permission to work a service job but its your responsibility to give him your paycheck. So why do you NOT follow the patriarchal standards? You need to walk on the inside of the sidewalk, the man walks on the outside for a reason but you do not even let men be men. you want your cake and eat it to. If you can tell me right now that you do not wear man pants, you do not have a bank account, you do not have any property value in your name, you do not have a man haircut so you can look like a man, tell me your hair is longer than your shoulders, tell me you believe in the patriarchal standards. and who said you could have a drivers license? you should know by now women are not very good drivers. Tell me you follow the patriarchal standards designed for you since the beginning of time then I might believe you and listen.

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -47
            NRAdude

            Well actually rights did only belong to men once upon a time. That’s his point. Before the 19th Amendment was ratified, women couldn’t vote. Thus, it was men who had to ratify it so that women could vote and gain equal rights. So lyrids is quite right. And no, men gave those rights to you.

            Secondly, the fact that you’re including “homophobia,” “transphobia” (not a word), “xenophobia,” and gender roles as causes that true “feminism” opposes is the very reason the women you see in the above pictures oppose it. You liberals have taken the word “feminism” and have stretched it to give women more rights than men and to remove any kind of social norms associated with gender simply for the sake of removing a social norm. But what is it you’re really doing to said social norms associated with gender? You’re simply replacing them with another social norm which happens to be one you dreamed up. You want to remove them simply so you can say “we stood up to patriarchal standards” when they don’t prevent you from doing anything that a man can. For instance on abortion, you’re demanding that women have unlimited access to abortions because you claim “it’s a women’s right” yet men have no such right (nor could they excursive it). So what you’re really advocating for is not “equal rights” as men but rather more rights than men.

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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            pfairbairn

            NRAdude, have you ever seen somebody with or personally experienced somebody who has asthma, or cancer or some congenital disease in which they couldn’t have changed the way they are, and require medical insurance to help pay for said condition? Is that unjust and wrong because every person does not have those problems? Is it unfair that only women can be treated for turner syndromes because they are the only ones who can have it? Is it unfair we only treat men with alport syndrome because they are the only ones who can have it? So how are any of those examples different from a woman who suffers an ectopic pregnancy and needs the child aborted? Or a rape victim who cannot carry the child? Are you willing to punish victims of circumstance because of factors beyond control? I’m not sure how it’s “granting a gender more rights,” to allow that when in reality, did they even choose their gender? Or to have a zygote improperly attach? So why is it fair to punish them?

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -4
            evol

            there will always be other social norms. You can’t get away from them. Feminist want to create an environment where women don’t have to feel inferior to men or feel like they are just sex objects and the whole existence of their being is to be appealing to men. They also fight for the young men and boys out there who don’t fight the gender role of being tough and aggressive because those men and boys can’t picked on and are seen as weak just because they aren’t a macho man instead they are seen as a pansy and not all of those men are gay some of them are just have less testosterone which if they aren’t gay puts them ahead of typical men because women in their mid 30’s to 40s are looking for men who have the qualities to stay in a long term relationship and those men typically have less testosterone.
            and yet again just because women are fighting for the rights of abortion doesn’t mean that they want more rights than men. They are asking for a right that they can’t possibly give to men, that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve it and it doesn’t mean they want more than men. If you have a problem with that then maybe you should ask God to give you the means to bear children so that you too may have the right to abort it.

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -11
            xdpowerhouse

            Please show everyone the source of the information you decided to share with the world.

            “women in their mid 30′s to 40s are looking for men who have the qualities to stay in a long term relationship and those men typically have less testosterone”

            I am incredibly skeptical that what you just said there is factual information. Another thing, by not allowing those boys/men, who are being bullied or pushed around for not being “manly” enough, don’t you think you’re actually doing them a disservice? Those boys/men should learn to fight their own battles. If women are strong enough these days to lash out and stand up for themselves, why can’t the men with lower testosterone levels do so as well. You don’t have to fight for them. You’re not a man with lower testosterone so you don’t understand what it’s like to be one, let alone fight for their (idk rights? ohwait they have rights. so what are you fighting exactly?)

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -30
            NRAdude

            evol, actually in the modern form of “feminist,” you are actually promoting the very sexual objectification that you claim to want to prevent. You do things like brah burning ceremonies, “slut walks,” and other bizarre activities that appeal sexually to men.

            Secondly, note that the issue I stated was not whether men “deserve” the ability to abort. The question is whether you advocating for a “right” that only one gender can physically excursive is “equal.” “Equal rights” are ones that everyone can excursive are they not?

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • 14
            mellie119

            Another also, NRAdude – in my mind, the phrase “equal rights” means that the respective rights given to men and women are equal in their capacity to give each group complete control over their own bodies. If men have the right to a vasectomy, women have the right to have their tubes tied. We all know this, and (hopefully) we all agree with this. We also know that certain exceptions exist – areas that only apply to one sex or the other. It follows, then, that in one of these areas, one sex may have a corresponding right that the other does not have – in the effort to give EQUAL AMOUNTS OF CONTROL to each sex. Men can’t have babies, and therefore cannot have the right to an abortion – women can have babies, and therefore should have that right, that amount of control over their own bodies. In the end, women may have more rights (if one is making a numbered list), but each sex would have the same amount of control. The number of rights does not matter. The degree of control does.

            Obviously everyone doesn’t agree, and you are entitled to your own opinion. I just hope this makes feminism a little clearer to you. God bless.

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -32
            NRAdude

            pfairbairn, all those diseases you just mentioned apply equally to both genders. Abortion does not. Moreover the vast majority of abortions result in one’s own poor choice to have extramarital sex. So not only does it only apply to one gender, but it is preventable unlike asthma, etc. Therefore, you’re trying to recharacterize the argument into something it is not. In logic, we refer to this as the Logical Fallacy of the Straw Man.

            Secondly, that’s the common assumption you liberals make. Health insurance >< healthcare. Are you more concerned about health insurance or healthcare? If you really cared about healthcare for people who need it, you would volunteer for private charities that provide it to needy people for free like I do. But no, you're a typical, naive, and selfish adolescent who wants the government to subsidize your sex life.

            Thirdly, less than 5% of all rapes result in pregnancy. You do realize that rape involves multiple forms of sexual contact other than penis/vaginal penetration right? Of course there can be exceptions for rape and life endangerment of the mother but why do you always bring up the rare exceptions rather than the vast majority of what abortion is used for?

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • 5
            pfairbairn

            NRAdude, I will give you a million dollars if you can find in my previous statement where I mentioned
            1) I am a liberal
            2) I support abortion as a method of birth control
            3) sex linked congenital diseases apply to both sexes
            4) I have never volunteered time or money to charities, hospitals or clinics or shelters
            5) I said I wanted the government subsidizing my sex life
            Your conclusory statements derived from my statement is without factual proof, making your point moot. Do not accuse somebody before obtaining all the facts, it makes you look spiteful an uninformed.

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -17
            NRAdude

            pfairbarin, did you have to say you are a woman for me to to know that you are one? There’s something that those of us who are educated in logic call “deduction.” Perhaps you should go back to undergrad for another 4 years and learn what that means.

            You specifically stated “..require medical insurance to help pay for said condition?” If you were really concerned about people who had said condition, you would be referring to healthcare and not health insurance. The fact you are more concerned about insurance and not healthcare itself (“what obamacare focuses on”) indicates you support obamacare. The vast majority of those who support obamacare are in fact liberals or left-leaning at the least. The fact that you assumed health insurance equated to healthcare indicates you have never volunteered (let alone knew about) a medical charity.

            Thirdly, the fact that you brought up the typical liberal argument to defend abortion “what about rape? pregnancy complications?” which are the rare exceptions to abortion and not what the vast majority of abortions are used for also indicates you take the liberal position on abortion.

            Lastly, I specifically referred to asthma and the other gender neutral disorders you mentioned.

            Perhaps you should go back to undergrad for another 4 years and take a symbolic logic course. For one who makes accusations of “not knowing all the facts” and assuming statements to be “moot” without applying analysis or deductive reasoning to the statements you’ve made is indicative of being “uninformed” is it not?

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -8
            pfairbairn

            NRAdude, I am not sure what you’re reading, but it definitely isn’t what I’m writing. Your statements are just offensive, and you are resorting to name calling and berating to get your point across. Not only have you not answered any of my questions I’ve asked, because I’m now 100% sure you don’t know anything about medicine, you have been accusatory, rude, assumptive and mean. The fact you are telling me to go back to school when I’m 20, incorrectly telling me my political beliefs and assuming that is acceptable is embarrassing for any person. If you feel so strongly about the intelligence of anybody on this website, why the hell are you hassling a bunch of women in their early twenties? You don’t have to be on here, or telling anybody anything. Besides, at least I have the balls to put my name on here, and don’t have to hide begin the guise of anonymity. I hope you have a good time bullying people you think are “uneducated liberals.”

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -21
            NRAdude

            Pfairbairn, perhaps the answers I gave you weren’t the ones you wanted but what you want is not necessarily the truth; or is it?

            Again, I’ll ask you whether or not you have to tell me you are a woman for me to know you are one? If you can answer me this, then perhaps I might be able to answer your original question directly.

            Once I again, I’ll point to the hint I previously gave you–it has to do with deduction. What in my deductive reasoning about your statements that you willingly provided is wrong? Can you name a formal or informal logical fallacy present in any of them? If not, I suggest that you admit your arguments are logically unsound.

            As for your claim that I am simply calling you names, what names have I called you? Or is it that you really offended by being called a liberal? I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t hate liberals and have several liberal friends. Nothing to be ashamed of. If you are really offended by that, I’ll clarify that I used that term to describe your political beliefs on the liberal/conservative dichotomy and nothing more. I apologize if you really take offense to the use of that term but I might suggest that you become more comfortable with your own beliefs and it might make your arguments a little more clear.

            Lastly, I’m 23. I graduated recently hence why I still follow TFM.

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -4
            arae210

            There are urinals in male bathrooms, but not in female bathrooms. Do woman not have a right to use a urinal because there are no urinals in the female bathrooms? Of course they have the right to use the urinal. However, the urinal is a tool designed for a penis. Without a penis, having a urinal just isn’t going to achieve the desired affect.

            Similarly for men, without a uterus what good is an abortion?

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • 3
            NRAdude

            Actually that’s not necessarily correct. Laws regulating bathroom conduct are enacted by each state. Secondly, even if said state didn’t have laws regulating bathroom conduct (entry, maintenance, etc.), private businesses have authority who can or can’t use their bathroom facilities. Let’s assume that there is some state with no laws on the matter and some private business that does not have a company policy on the matter, there are laws against exposure of privates/genitalia (every state has them) which said woman would be in violation of if she used a urinal in a men’s restroom unless she were somehow able to hide her buttox and vaginal cavity while using said urinal.

            So long story short, no woman do not necessarily have the right to use a urinal in the men’s restroom and vice versa. I suggest you do your research before misusing the rhetorical question….

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -11
            msgarrison

            Ok NRAdude-
            Firstly, that was not a long story short… You went way too deep into the whole hypothetical women using urinals thing.
            Secondly, we get it, you’re dying to have an abortion. Trust me, if you were a woman, I’d let you have all the abortions. But I was thinking, if you want, we could like, get you to jizz in a little petri dish with an orangutan oocyte on it, and you could drink it, and then we could just take a dirt devil and vacuum it out of your ass? I mean, it’s no abortion, but I think it’s the next best thing.

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
        • 48
          abbyb313

          You clearly didn’t read that definition of feminism. Cause if you HAD you would know that feminism is fighting for EQUALITY. Just because it has “fem” in the title doesn’t mean it’s a female-exclusive battle it just means that women have to fight HARDER for equality than men. As far as the term “feminist ancestors” goes, ancestors are the generations that came before us. The feminists that came before this generation are the ones who gave us the right to state an opinion different from a man’s. Ergo, they are our feminist ancestors

          ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
          • -46
            NRAdude

            It is not fighting for “equality.” I don’t think that term means what you think it means. The problem is that the above TSM article and some of you are doing is using the Logical Fallacy of the Straw Man. The women in the above pictures are revolting against modern day feminism that seeks to give more rights to women than to men. And I know you and the rest of the TSM feminazis on here all know what it is they’re speaking out against and its not against “equal rights for women.”

            Case in point, you feminists advocate for abortion calling it “equal rights” for women when men have no such right nor would they be able to excursive it even if they did. Thus, what you’re really advocating for is giving more rights to women than to men. You’re simply using “equal rights” as a cover to recharacterize the argument as if we were trying to deny you something that men have.

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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            evol

            Are you serious? Because woman have one more right than men? So what? how are we suppose to give men rights when it comes to abortion anyways they don’t have anything to abort. That would be like saying women need the right to preserve their sperm. We don’t have any so it isn’t a right that can receive. Why is it so bad that we want to be treat as equals. That I don’t want to watch t.v and see a hundred ads about women taking depression pills, women with eating disorders, women dieting because none of those models are small enough yet. It is sickening. The only reason not to support feminism is if you are a man because men can’t seem to understand why women would want the same rights as them. and every single time women fight for something men have to say “oh this happens to us too” like with sexual harassment but you don’t see men being afraid to walk home at night alone and they don’t have to be self conscious of what they wear because they don’t want to look like “they were asking for it”

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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            NRAdude

            evol, that’s exactly the point. What you feminists are advocating for is not “equal rights” let alone “rights” to begin with. You’re only advocating for the government to sanction and subsidize your private sex life as women. Why you choose to be a naive, selfish, adolescent is beyond me but perhaps that’s a problem you should fix sometime soon.

            Notice again how I was not speaking out against the advocacy for “equal rights” for women but rather against women like yourself advocating that women attain rights that men do not have. Again, Logical Fallacy of the Straw Man. If all adolescents in my generation are like you, we are in serious trouble. Failure to reason makes our species no better than cattle.

            And if you want to talk about sexual harassment/assault, I support the concealed/open carry of firearms by all law abiding citizens especially women. Scientifically speaking that is the strongest deterrent against rapes and sexual assaults. I can’t speak for all men, but I personally feel safe walking on the streets at night (even in dark allies) because I carry a firearm, know how to defend myself if attacked, and have the legal authority to do so. You “feminists” are on the side of the political spectrum that wants to strip everyone of their right to self-defense and their right to bear a firearm; not me.

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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          mousefire

          Why did women have to fight for those changes in the first place? Because men decided that women were inferior and didn’t deserve to be able to vote or have a job. Then those pesky feminists said “hey, this isn’t fair, and we’re not going to leave you alone until you give us these rights” and then the men were like “okay, maybe we should give them what they want, I guess they aren’t asking for too much and we want them to shut up anyway.” But most of them still view us as inferior.

          I’m sorry if this truth is hard for you to accept.

          ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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            xdpowerhouse

            Lets be real. Women clearly have a huge disadvantage physiologically when it comes to strength and physical conditioning (in most cases with few exceptions). Before the 20th century, physical labor was a qualification and often times necessary for any type of job occupation. This is why men during that time viewed women as inferior, because they were physically incapable of handling that kind of labor. At the same time, it would be economically inefficient if women had gone out to work rather than stay at home to watch children. This is why social stigmas were put in place to achieve maximum output. For the men who still view “us” (I assume you mean women as a group) as inferior, I believe you are living in the past. In fact, I as a man, as well as many of my male counterparts have enormous respect for women. Don’t say most of “them” (again assuming you mean men as a whole) still view women as inferior. This is 100% your own personal biased opinion. Thank you for contributing to the flames that cause the feminists vs. the world debate.

            ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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          Katelm

          Credit men for our progress?? The fact that we had to fight for anything in the first place is the problem, and that as you say “they must agree.” The fact that you or anyone thinks they must agree is the issue here. I hate to be repetitive here but you are very misinformed. Bless your heart. Xx

          ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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          evol

          And you just helped by proving another point of feminist. We shouldn’t have to beg men for rights they should already be given just as they are to men. this is what women are fighting for.
          And there is no group that fights for everyone’s rights at once. but women do fight for fair treatment across the board. since they are fighting for equality and fair treatment. Women who are in America are all included no matter what their race is or if they are transgender. what group have you seen that fights for the rights of every single person on the planet? now find 5 other groups that do the same thing. yeah good luck. the groups are split it up into the people who are most passionate about it otherwise nothing would ever change and it is hard to fight for something that you don’t understand. if you have never been oppressed or experienced prejudice, then when you see protesters fighting against it you most likely won’t feel an immediate need to join in, you’ll probably need to see some examples to understand where those people are coming from and see what the actual problem is

          ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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      ManHater

      It sounds like a bunch of women who are acting strong minded and independent, and what happens to these women when the express their strong mind and independence…they are belittled by women. Maybe ladies instead of chastising these women you should look at why they’re trying so hard to distance themselves from feminism. I know why, in case you were wondering, it’s because a lot of modern day feminists have turned into man haters who try to brainwash girls into thinking they have it the hardest, they face the most challenges, they deserve the most respect. Your teaching women to be these entitled little brats who should overlook the issues of others because the issues of women are far more important. You know why it’s so hard to take this shit seriously, because even grown women on the internet are being catty. And being catty over the issue of FEMINISM makes it even more laughable.

      ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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      rqfarizona

      I can’t take anything you say seriously anymore after that ignorant jcrew article you wrote skinny shaming, you’re obviously not a feminist since you insult women and shame them, so I’m confused as to why you’re so excited that TSM is “anti anti feminist”?

      ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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    janedoner

    MORE MORE MORE! We need more of this. Thank you TSM for using your voice in such a productive manner. Now if you could just stop posting crap about how to lose weight by not doing anything. How about ways to be a better sorority woman and leader?

    ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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      NRAdude

      How about not? You realize that TFM and TSM split because of crap like this that the TSM writers wanted to post and hence why no one else but you feminizes actually read TSM’s crap anymore

      ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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        evol

        Then why don’t you fuck off? you aren’t going to brainwash anyone here into thinking that there isn’t a problem with America and the patriarchy system.

        ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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      lyrids

      Regarding the first picture reply, guess what? You *are not* every other woman either! So let other woman pick their ideology.

      ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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        lbac

        Oh, that’s cute. You think ignorance is an ideology? Aren’t you adorable. Go educate yourself on the women’s rights movement and then come back and try stating an answer that doesn’t sound ridiculous.

        ^ ThisBless your heartReply • 2 years ago
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    pandalosophy

    Many people who hold feminist ideals don’t want to actually be associated with “feminism” because of the negative connotations of the world. And people who go to the extreme like this:

    “To call a man an animal is to flatter him; he’s a machine, a walking dildo.” ~ Valerie Solanas

    I think these “Women Against Feminism” should all watch Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Ted Talk entitled “We Should All Be Feminists”. There is a link to it on my blog post here: http://www.pandalosophy.com/2014/07/redefining-feminism-wise-words-chimamanda-ngozi-adichie/

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    hnhp

    Misconstrued or not, I identify much more with “Women Against Feminism” than any feminist-proclaimed article or online publication I’ve ever read. The “modern” feminist movement has become too intertwined with whiny, malicious hipsters and does NOT represent me or my beliefs on gender equality.

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    EarlNewton

    I was literally discussing this with someone the other day: skepticism and feminism are two of the best intentioned, worst titled movements in American history, because they imply a meaning in their name that runs counter to their goals, and people make an assumption from context without feeling the need to read further.

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    AFGVAHNEOGFR

    Part of the problem is that there ARE people calling themselves feminists who act like what these girls are describing. If there were a way to separate ourselves from the min an obvious way, we wouldn’t have this problem. Honestly, I bet that if we called ourselves a different name, these “anti-feminists” would be right there with us.

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