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Friday 30 May 2014
Featured Feminism Opinion

misandry might hurt but misogyny kills

Sigrid Cross

  Trigger warning: for violence against women and misogynistic language. Margaret Atwood once wrote that ‘Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them’. Elliot Rodger has become America’s latest mass murderer. His motivation? A hatred of women. There’s no way to tiptoe around it. Rodger was…
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Thursday 29 May 2014
Feminism News

elliot rodger: the misogyny behind the murders

Chloe King
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  In Santa Barbara, near the University of California, twenty-two year old Elliot Rodger launched a vicious killing spree that caused the deaths of seven people, including his own suicide. He used legally obtained guns and knives to inflict his ‘Day of Retribution’, an attack prepared and planned to enact revenge for ‘the crime of…
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Wednesday 28 May 2014
Featured Feminism

affirmative consent: the enthusiastic and ongoing offering of ‘yes’

Camilla Patini

    Last Sunday writer and feminist Clementine Ford gave an impeccably intelligent lecture on affirmative consent at the Australian National University. Clementine spoke of shifting the focus in debates about consent from ‘no’ to ‘yes’. Affirmative consent is positive, enthusiastic and on going. But it’s not just about seeking a ‘yes’ rather than a…
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