The “not all men” defense against feminist arguments is infuriating and unhelpful, but it also represents a weird kind of progress. Read the thought-provoking article here: Not All Men: A Brief History of Every Dude’s Favorite Argument (and see below for a visual teaser).
However closely we examine trans bodies, the experiences written on them remain illegible from the outside.
Read the whole comic here. (With thanks to Kelly P.)
Sexism goes both ways. Feminism helps both.
“Studies show that white people do, in fact, have a higher threshold for admitting that something constitutes racism, along with an inferior ability to identify structural racism. A recent study also found that being in a position of power makes people more likely to recognize that they are being treated unfairly. If the powerful or privileged recognize relatively more unfairness in their own lives, they’re likely to see relatively less unfairness in the lives of minorities.”
Read the entire article here: The Troubling Gap Between Awareness of Prejudice and Support for Action – Pacific Standard
tk: This is a thought-provoking article to consider re: our dominant group identities. Personally, it also helped me understand more about some people’s opinions on rioting and the criticism Black Lives Matter activists have recently received for taking direct action.
A good one for Guys’ Group: A Master’s Degree in…Masculinity? – The New York Times.