What’s Current: Our breasts are not to blame for objectification

“It’s time to stop blaming women for having breasts.” Seriously! When men harass, men are at fault.

Here’s a must-read essay contemplating how women are deprived of relationships with one another.

FX President says that the second season of critically acclaimed series Fargo will be about feminism. Yeah, we can guess that it won’t be about feminism in a good way.

Female creators behind supposedly feminist TV show Broad City really want the world to know that they “love men” and their show is “more like humanism than feminism.” Hmm… why am I not surprised?

Seattle attempts to stigmatize men buying sex by changing the name of the criminal charge from “patronizing a prostitute” to “sexual exploitation.” City attorney notes that being a “patron” is a word to describe Starbucks customers, not men sexually exploiting women.

The Pope goes to great lengths to avoid pointing out male violence. A weeping Philippine girl asks the Pope why children are forced into prostitution. Pope replies that she is the only one to submit a question that “has no answer.” Follows up by saying: “Women are able to pose questions that we men can’t understand.” What’s so hard to understand?? Maybe it’s just that he thinks of all those men as “patrons” of child prostitutes.

Glosswitch On Lady Staplers and Feminine Weakness:

Of course, a cynic might say that the whole weak woman construct is there to create the illusion that men are caring and providing for women when in fact it’s the other way round; we’re the ones providing the physical and emotional resources that enable men to faff around earning money, kicking footballs, killing each other and whatnot.

“Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside” – a short film that documents the 20 year history of the annual women’s memorial march for missing and murdered women in Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories.

An American expatriate who fled to the wonderland of Canada, Susan Cox spends most of her time writing, reading, and cooking.

Susan Cox
Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.

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