OH MY GOD YOU PUT IT INTO WORDS. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU.
In that they’re both in denial about their rampant, unchecked misogyny and racism and both communities are made deeply uncomfortable by the mirror their most popular portrayals in common culture hold up to them?
awwww shit!(via pumpkinpienix)
On the subject of men and feminism:
I notice a lot of men expressing a lot of confusion, fear, and even anger over the fact that they are getting what they perceive as “mixed” or “contradictory” messages from women about feminism. I keep seeing these articles that are all like, “One woman…
You know what I like, and feel is so important? That he doesn’t say “Men thinks those are THEIR positions”. He says “We think those are OUR positions.”
As a male feminist, he still doesn’t exclude himself from the group of men.
We are (still) living in the age of the angry White male…who, unironically, is the beneficiary of 99.999% of society’s benefits