MK Feminist

Throat-punching the patriarchy since 2011

Posts Tagged ‘Media’

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 […]

5 Excuses David Wong Gives Modern Men to Hate Women

Having received 2.3 million hits since being published on March 27th, David Wong’s “5 Ways Modern Men Are Trained to Hate Women” has been catapulted into the Internet hall of fame (at least for a couple weeks).  You’ve probably read it and seen it “liked” on Facebook about a million times.  I read it too.  […]

Belvedere Vodka: The New Date-Rape Drug

I have often heard — usually from Men’s Rights Activists and anti-feminists on the Internet — that we western feminists have it so good that we need to make shit up to get offended about.  The “actually-oppressed women in Afghanistan and Iraq” are often invoked in debates as a strategy to silence feminists in the […]

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 […]