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Because boys still matter more: The popularity of anti-bullying campaigns and the erasure of sexism

The relatively recent development of the anti-bullying campaign has been almost universally accepted as something that is unquestionably “good”. These campaigns are politically correct, they are focused on kids (a largely unhateable group), and they are relatively easy to get behind for most people, (with the exception of some religious groups) particularly those who consider ...
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Letter to the Feminist Movement

Originally posted on www.lacles.org: La Concertation des luttes contre l’exploitation sexuelle (CLES).  CLES is a coalition of organizations and individuals operating out of Quebec, who are critical of the sex industry. This letter was reposted with permission.   Letter to the Feminist Movement Originally circulated in French on June 23, 2011 In the wake of ...
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The F Word? Haven't heard of it. We assumed Noami Wolf was taking care of all that.

So according to the outside world (feminists live inside a stormy bubble filled with hornets and smoldering bras), feminism is either TAKING OVER THE WOOOOORLD WITH IT’S RADICAL AGENDA HIDEYOURPROTONZZZZZZ or, according to the CBC, totally boring, unhip, and overrun with rich white ladies. Now, I am as titillated as the as the next feminist ...
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A Word or Two on Abolition.

If you don’t look hard enough, it’s easy to feel like the abolition argument has become ‘passe’. As though arguments against sex slavery and violence against women can go out of style. What I mean, I suppose, is that it has become somewhat  unpopular, let’s say, these days, to talk about abolition. The divides between ...
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