Grab your chocolate (lots of it) and listen to Liz and Bea talk about the manosphere, men’s rights activists (i.e. anti women’s rights activits) on the Interwebs, INCELS, terrorism and all the horrible rest of it.
Men who claim to be feminists and then turn out to be (alleged) abusers of women (like James Deen or, most recently Eric Schneiderman) repeatedly focus the public’s attention on male feminism: is it possible, what does it mean and what place should men have in the feminist movement?
Today we discuss what it takes to be a male feminist, how to differentiate between faux feminism and actual feminism in a conversation with “not purely male, fluid inbetween” feminist photographer and artist Michael Würmer.
Get your chocolate ready and join the debate.
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You guys, you’ll need all the chocolate for this ’cause we’ll be talking about the myth of the friendzone and all the misogyny connected to it. It’s ugly.
What do the “friendzone”, toxic masculinity, and the “incels” have in common? Everything!
The domestic terrorism that we have seen perpetuated by men, unhappy with their relationships, on innocent bystanders may be the most extreme expression of misogynistic violence perpetrated by those who consider themselves victimized by the “friendzone”. But the toxic masculinity and misogyny is pervasive and is part of all women’s experiences at one point or another.
In this episode we talk about institutionalize misogyny, how popular culture perpetuates unsafe, unhealthy relationships and what we can do about it.