MK Feminist

Throat-punching the patriarchy since 2011

Archive for December, 2011

The Great LEGO Debate

As some of you may have noticed, LEGO is receiving a great deal of attention from the media and blogosphere regarding their new ‘Friends’ line, aimed specifically at girls.  Many are expressing disappointment and frustration at the same old gendered stereotyping that has been trotted out by toy companies for generations now.  Others see subversive […]

Gendering Affection

I recently wrote a letter to the editor of the National Post in response to an opinion piece by Christie Blatchford.  It was titled, “Toronto, City of Sissies” and basically lambasted all men and boys that engage in the “sissy” act of hugging.  You can find it here and judge for yourself, but I found […]