MK Feminist

Throat-punching the patriarchy since 2011

Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

Exposing the Men’s Rights Movement

A few months ago I was contacted by a journalism student doing an article on the Men’s Rights Movement in Canada and the U.S.  Having had increased exposure to the MRM due to their recent increased activity in my own city, I was somewhat wary of being contacted out of the blue by someone I […]

50 Messed Up Expectations

This infographic was recently brough to my attention via one of my feminist facebook groups; after reading the first few points, I just thought it was stupid and unoriginal, but not really worth that much thought.  However, the more I kept reading, the more worthy of my attention it seemed.  By the time I reached […]

The Great LEGO Debate Continued

Here’s a follow-up to The Great LEGO Debate that I wrote about a couple of months ago.  I don’t really have much more to say on it because Anita Sarkeesian says it all for me.  She’s made two SUPER videos about the entire LEGO controversy, delving into the history of the company and how it’s […]

Quick Update and Awesome Teenagers

Hey hey. As you may have noticed, I haven’t posted in a little while.  I’m taking a bit of break for the better part of January.  Now, naturally, you might be thinking, “How can she take a break?  She just started!”  This is true.  Mine is still a baby blog.  I’m not taking a break […]

The Amazing Genderless Baby!

I’m just going to come right out and say it.  Just because YOU can’t tell what someone’s gender is doesn’t mean they don’t have one. Today’s topic arises from a somewhat dated news story, but it’s still extremely relevant.  Last May, a Toronto couple were demonized as irresponsible, negligent parents after a story ran in […]

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 […]