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“Women’s March on Washington” devolves into racial identity politics fight

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 7:00am 1/10/2017 at 7:00am

Tension between old-school white liberal feminists and those who want to include racial identity politics in the movement is something we have written about for years, including in this 2014 post, #WhiteWomanPrivilege meets Festivus: The airing of bitter intra-feminist racial grievances:

We have noted before the tensions between white liberal feminists and non-white liberal feminists.

Sometimes it...

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Pussy-Hat Protests planned for Trump’s Inauguration

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 7:30am 1/1/2017 at 7:30am

I thought safety pins were the most ludicrous symbol of political protesting ever used.

However, that stupidity has been completely surpassed by the Pussy-Hat.

Let me give you a little background on the latest social justice buffoonery. As savvy Legal Insurrection readers may be aware, a “Million Women March” is be...

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My response to an SJW: I am not your friend and the era of the Beta male is over

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 25, 2016 at 11:30am 12/25/2016 at 11:30am

There has been much bellyaching by liberal white women that 53% of us voted for Donald Trump in November presidential election.

After learning of this statistic, Sa’iyda Shabazz writes a challenge letter to her white friends in The Mary Sue:

So, you voted for Trump. You don’t have to admit it, I know you...

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How Feminism Has Left SAHMs Behind

http://www.scarymommy.com/feminism-left-sahms-behind/
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/20/2016 at 1:30pm
http://www.scarymommy.com/feminism-left-sahms-behind/

Scary Mommy blog has published an interesting post about how feminism has left behind stay-at-home moms (SAHMs).

Elizabeth Broadbent writes:

Like the rest of the stay-at-home moms I know, feminism has left me behind. Feminism doesn’t see our child-rearing, much less all that goes with it, as valuable. There is no glory, no...

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Does Anyone Believe There’s Work Women Cannot Do?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 19, 2016 at 6:00pm 12/19/2016 at 6:00pm

Neo-feminism has moved well beyond self-parody into one fantastically embarrassing public display of insecurity.

A perfect example this faux-feminism’s incarnation? “12 Stunning Photos That Prove There’s No Such Thing As ‘Men’s Work’” published by the HuffPo.

Pictures feature women as butchers, firefighters, farmers, and carpenters. While the photos are beautifully shot, do they...

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#MFGA – Make Feminism Great Again

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 7:30pm 12/5/2016 at 7:30pm
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-theory/wp/2016/12/05/how-to-make-feminism-great-again/?utm_term=.010cb683c076

Christina Hoff Sommers hits it out of the park again, this time in The Washington Post, How to make feminism great again:

Hillary Clinton’s defeat is wreaking havoc in the sisterhood. Celebrity feminists are especially distraught. “Girls” star Lena Dunham developed hives and fled to Sedona for spiritual renewal. Katy Perry took to...

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Students Target Columbia Wrestlers Over Leaked Chat Room Messages

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 18, 2016 at 7:00am 11/18/2016 at 7:00am

Last week, a Columbia University student blog published a series of leaked chat room messages, leaked to a Columbia student blog, that were sent between school wrestling team players. The team was then suspended, as Legal Insurrection reported, Columbia Suspends Men’s Wrestling Season Over Lewd Texts.

These leaked messages, which were sent in the assumed privacy...

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‘Jeopardy!’ Trudges into Neo-Feminism, Features “Mansplaining”

https://twitter.com/Jeopardy/status/788866821403185152
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 7:00pm 10/25/2016 at 7:00pm
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Everything is awful. EVERYTHING.

Not even ‘Jeopardy!’ is safe from the tentacles of spoiled, overly-sensitive, entitled brats neo-feminism.

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VIDEO: Protesters march on home of man who criticized yoga pants (seriously)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 24, 2016 at 8:30am 10/24/2016 at 8:30am

Alan Sorrentino wrote a Letter to the Editor of his local newspaper, the Barrington Times in Barrington, Rhode Island.

It was a letter, accordingly to Sorrentino, intended to be tongue-in-cheek, somewhat humorous in intent, critical of women wearing yoga pants outside the yoga studio (and men in Speedos).

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New object of hate: Guy who complained about older women in Yoga pants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 5:45pm 10/22/2016 at 5:45pm
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The internet moves from object of hate, to object of hate.

Perhaps a prime example was Justine Sacco, who after tweeting an ambiguous, clearly satirical message about AIDS that some people interpreted as racist, found herself...

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Posters for Christina Hoff Sommers Appearance at Columbia Torn Down

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8:00am 10/22/2016 at 8:00am
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We’ve seen this happen at other schools so it would be no surprise if this was happening at Barnard College at Columbia University in New York, too. Toni Airaksinen, a Barnard student, documented the poster destruction in her Twitter feed.

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Now YouTube Has Restricted Christina Hoff Sommers’ Videos

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 8:00am 10/15/2016 at 8:00am
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First YouTube restricted Prager University videos, now the same thing has happened to Christina Hoff Sommers.

 
 
 

Project Veritas Exposes Misogyny in Hillary Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/13/2016 at 12:00pm

People have thrown around the word misogyny during this campaign, especially when it comes to Donald Trump. They conveniently forget Hillary Clinton is still married to a man numerous women accused of rape and sexual assault. Oh, and she tried to destroy those women and trashed the 12-year-old victim of the...

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Christina Hoff Sommers Speaks at CSULA Under Heavy Security

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/8/2016 at 1:30pm
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Despite feminists tearing down posters for the event last week, Christina Hoff Sommers finally spoke at California State University, Los Angeles.

She was invited to speak by the Young Americans for Freedom chapter at the school and much to the chagrin of leftists, drew a sizable audience.

Of course, like all non-progressives who...

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Duke Creates Safe Space for Men to Contemplate Their ‘Toxic Masculinity’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 8:00am 10/2/2016 at 8:00am

This isn’t fair. Shouldn’t campus feminists have a special place to contemplate their toxicity, too?

FOX News reports:

Duke offers men a ‘safe space’ to contemplate their ‘toxic masculinity’

Duke University is famous for its science and engineering programs, as well as its dominance in college basketball.

Now, it may also become known as a...

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VIDEO: Feminists at Cal State LA Tear Down Flyers for Christina Hoff Sommers Lecture

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7:30am 9/30/2016 at 7:30am
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The Young America’s Foundation chapter at the University of California Los Angeles is hosting a lecture by conservative feminist Christina Hoff Sommers but campus feminists find that offensive and took it upon themselves to tear down campus flyers.

The YAF blog reports:

WATCH: CSULA Feminists Tear Down YAF Fliers for Sommers Lecture

Thursday morning,...

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Democrats See Sexism, Double Standard in Debate That Hasn’t Happened Yet

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 4:00pm 9/25/2016 at 4:00pm

Apparently, the problem is that she’s a woman who will be debating a man.  For the first time evah!

The Hill reports:

Hillary Clinton supporters see a double standard when it comes to Monday’s presidential debate, which for the first time will feature a woman debating a man.

Throughout the campaign, Clinton has faced questions and...

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