Five Feminist Lies We Take For Granted

Five Feminist Lies We Take For Granted:

“Sexuality is to feminism what work is to Marxism… the molding, direction, and expression of sexuality organizes society into two sexes: women and men. This division underlies the totality of social relations.”

Catharine MacKinnon, Toward a feminist theory of the state

Some years ago I began an unexpected journey down the feminist rabbit-hole. It was in 2014 when my Grandma asked me about the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest and I found myself unable to explain who the winner was: Conchita Wurst, a man who dresses like a woman and wears make-up, but sports a beard.

H/t reader I.G.

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AND NOW: Feminist Professors Slam Selfies For “Perpetuating Classic Gender Roles”

Feminist Professors Slam Selfies For “Perpetuating Classic Gender Roles”:

  • The professors analyzed 233 female selfies posted online after the first University of Georgia home football game of 2013.
  • They found that “formal wear, soft and flowy dresses, a significant amount of jewelry,” bright red lipstick, and white teeth characterize the “southern lady.”

A group of feminist professors recently discovered that Instagram selfies taken by women in college can reinforce “traditional gender roles.”

In a study led by Mardi Schmeichel, a University of Georgia (UGA) professor specializing in “feminist theory,” a team of professors analyzed 233 selfies that were posted in 2013 within 24 hours of the first UGA football home game of the semester.

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Topless Feminist Tries To Steal Jesus From Vatican Nativity Scene, Gets Trounced By Guard

Topless Feminist Tries To Steal Jesus From Vatican Nativity Scene, Gets Trounced By Guard:

A member of a radical feminist group attempted to steal a statue of the baby Jesus from the Vatican’s nativity scene on Christmas day but was intercepted by police as she grabbed it.

A Reuters photographer happened to witness the incident as the topless woman, shouting “God is woman,” climbed over a guard rail and scrambled up to the scene in a brazen attempt to take the statue of Jesus from its crib.

The photographer, Alessandro Bianchi, snapped a picture showing a Vatican gendarme closing in on the woman, who also had the slogan scrawled across her bare back.

A Vatican gendarme attempts to block a topless activist of women’s rights group Femen, who tries to reach the Nativity scene in Saint Peter’s square in the Vatican December 25, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

On its website, the Ukranian-French radical feminist group FEMEN identified the would-be thief as Alisa Vinogradova and described her as a “sextremist.”

The group says its goal is “complete victory over patriarchy.”

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