Feminist Theory

From Mary Wollstonecraft and Simone de Beauvoir to Judith Butler and bell hooks: a group for people who like thinking about the history, philosophy and politics of what it means to 'be' a 'woman'.

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Administrators: futuransky (creator)

Moderator: southernbooklady

Group terms: We seek on-topic, respectful, and constructive discussion about feminism. The validity of feminism is a given. Dissent is acceptable; disruption is not. Comments should pertain to the thread topic. Obnoxious, insulting, abusive, and threatening comments are unacceptable.

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on "women" writers (and more) part 2 149southernbooklady, Yesterday 5:43pmignore
Maybe American Men Should Sit This Election Out... 71artturnerjr, Yesterday 5:24pmignore
Discrimination against women, global examples, vol. 2 94southernbooklady, Monday 5:16pmignore
The misc. thread 179LolaWalser, Friday 5:44pmignore
The Feminist Theory Reading Thread 127morwen04, October 20ignore
Reproductive rights under assault 12southernbooklady, October 20ignore
Does misogyny diminish a work of art? 25timspalding, October 19ignore
The inevitable sexism of the presidential campaign 141johnthefireman, October 12ignore
So many "feminisms"--where's the common ground? 11LolaWalser, October 6ignore
The nice news 1LolaWalser, September 26ignore
Hi There 4lamotamant, September 20ignore
Representation of women in the media, stage back and front 164LolaWalser, September 18ignore
Sex Education 1LolaWalser, September 16ignore
Teaching men not to rape 94Taphophile13, September 7ignore
Stanford Rapist. 80RidgewayGirl, September 2ignore
Rape Culture 39Jesse_wiedinmyer, August 24ignore
Religious gender discrimination 7Jesse_wiedinmyer, August 23ignore
The Second Sex — 2016 group read 40LucindaLibri, August 8ignore
Women take the streets 10Jesse_wiedinmyer, August 2ignore
Women-only communities 5LolaWalser, July 15ignore
The books men should read 97jennybhatt, July 9ignore
Prosecuting sexual violence 2elenchus, July 8ignore
Discrimination against women, global examples 216LolaWalser, July 7ignore
On emotional labor 128jennybhatt, June 28ignore
Feminism and fashion 43librorumamans, June 24ignore
In memoriam 13jennybhatt, June 22ignore
Nominations for group moderator 59LolaWalser, June 20ignore
Discussion of Proposed Code of Conduct for This Group 74lilithcat, June 20ignore
Sexual Harassment: The Double Standard 2krazy4katz, June 19ignore
bookclub? 3southernbooklady, June 17ignore
No words 40librorumamans, June 16ignore
Vote on moderation — OPEN 29southernbooklady, June 16ignore
Mansplaining Feminism 18sparemethecensor, June 16ignore
Electing a group moderator. 30timspalding, June 11ignore
“There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other!” 124sturlington, June 8ignore
on "women" writers (and more) 333sturlington, May 14ignore
All the single ladies vs. fetishization of marriage 38LolaWalser, May 5ignore
Second Sex--thoughts? 11jennybhatt, March 30ignore
fun feminist read 2LolaWalser, March 16ignore
Women and Pain 5Taphophile13, March 13ignore
Oxford University Press, Misogyny Central 8Jesse_wiedinmyer, March 13ignore
March 8 3LolaWalser, March 8ignore
How to do/think "intersectionality" 2LolaWalser, March 5ignore
Gloria Steinem interview 6RidgewayGirl, February 29ignore
Fat 11librorumamans, February 28ignore
Unpaid Work, Also Generally Known as Women's Work 6jennybhatt, February 25ignore
The sexual misery of the Arab world 9LolaWalser, February 21ignore
What good is an opinion that cannot withstand a little scrutiny? 12Jesse_wiedinmyer, February 19ignore
Prostitution 21elisa.saphier, February 18ignore
Trying to express my inarticulate rage... 77southernbooklady, February 18ignore
Babayaga's House opens in Paris 5LolaWalser, February 17ignore
Michelle Obama for SCOTUS 10lilithcat, February 14ignore
Nauseated by Peyton Manning 4elisa.saphier, February 13ignore
Feminism and Politics 8LolaWalser, February 11ignore
Rape Advocates Forced to Cancel Meet-Up Due to Safety Fears 38Jesse_wiedinmyer, February 11ignore
Reply 2LolaWalser, February 10ignore
Hello 4PaulaDail, February 9ignore
Misogyny in slasher films and horror in general 15barney67, February 8ignore
Mansplaining, Part LCXXXVII 63RidgewayGirl, February 4ignore
A woman-made language 8librorumamans, February 2ignore
Women's Rights and the USA Presidential Campaign 3RidgewayGirl, February 2ignore
Book suggestions on feminism and anthrozoology? 3LolaWalser, December 2015ignore
Online abuse reserved for women 117krazy4katz, December 2015ignore
Female fighters against the Islamic State 10LolaWalser, December 2015ignore
Columbia's City of Women 5LolaWalser, December 2015ignore
Who is a woman: femininity vs. stereotype 22southernbooklady, December 2015ignore
Robots for sex 3Jesse_wiedinmyer, October 2015ignore
Roxane Gay and Erica Jong 12LolaWalser, September 2015ignore
U of T on alert after threat to shoot women 6LolaWalser, September 2015ignore
Elena Ferrante 4LolaWalser, September 2015ignore
"Science! It's a girl thing!" 8LolaWalser, August 2015ignore
Time is a feminist issue 8sturlington, August 2015ignore
Feminism meets race 2reconditereader, August 2015ignore
Movies feminists (might) like 48LolaWalser, August 2015ignore
The female condition, illustrated in letter and example 56LolaWalser, August 2015ignore
Frances Oldham Kelsey 1southernbooklady, August 2015ignore
The end of the world - the male vs. the female edition 5sturlington, July 2015ignore
Dads on parental leave 2elisa.saphier, July 2015ignore
Women, together, and smiling 5LolaWalser, July 2015ignore
Putting a woman on US paper currency 4sparemethecensor, July 2015ignore
How Sexism Affects Women’s Health Every Day 1LolaWalser, June 2015ignore
"Why This Woman Is Suing a Tampon Company After Losing Her Leg" 1Rozax, June 2015ignore
Anne Gaylor, Feminist - Activist - Freethinker 3FrancoisTremblay, June 2015ignore
Uses of female images (sex & violence, of course) 17LolaWalser, June 2015ignore
"Personality" judgements of women vs. men 17LolaWalser, June 2015ignore
Grown men and high school girls 1LolaWalser, June 2015ignore
Publisher says it will only publish books by women 2LolaWalser, June 2015ignore
Something different 3LolaWalser, May 2015ignore
Mayhem 4krolik, May 2015ignore
The beginnings of Gamergate 4Rozax, May 2015ignore
Mansfeel Park and Mansplaining 2FrancoisTremblay, April 2015ignore
Oh, yes, female body hate is perfectly natural! Can't help them silly pink genes! 4elisa.saphier, April 2015ignore
Are women safe on the "bookternet?" 23LolaWalser, March 2015ignore
Women arrested on charges of "fetal homicide" 60Jesse_wiedinmyer, March 2015ignore
Most Misogynist Book You've Ever Read. 29aulsmith, March 2015ignore
Rape and other physical violence: is it better to resist or endure? 3LolaWalser, March 2015ignore
Maid of the North / Feminist Fairy Tales 8aulsmith, March 2015ignore
Turkish President Says Women Shouldn’t Be Considered Equals 30LolaWalser, February 2015ignore
Not the usual fashion models: acid attack survivors and others 3LolaWalser, February 2015ignore

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