Yvette Cooper says more feminism needed in schools

Teenage Girls Sitting Outside Playing With Mobile Phone

In a recent Independent article Yvette Cooper laments that girls are routinely called “whore, bitch, slag, slut,” by boys, have their shirts forcibly undone, their skirts lifted and held up by groups of boys, and have half-naked photos shared around as acts of revenge by gangs of misogynistic boys. Josh O’Brien calls bullshit.

Boko Haram: Bring back our boys

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This video by Humanity Bites discusses the large-scale murder of Nigerian boys and men by Boko Haram which our media and politicians fail to address, whilst they simultaneously fall over themselves to take action over the kidnap of girls.

Help a child reach 5

This is is not really new, however I believe one thing that we should do is give some attention to what we appreciate, as we need to denounce what we know is biased and wrong. Lifebuoy’s campaign and the video are heart touching. If you haven’t seen it yet, here it is: As you can […]

Masculinity Is More Than a Mask

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A new film, “The Mask You Live In,” looks to have promise but also to have some troubling premises. AVfM welcomes new contributor Dr. Christina Hoff Sommers, who offers an analysis of issues she sees in what’s available of the film so far, and it’s a view we suspect a lot of you will share.

Coming soon: feminist porn

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Boys are watching too much smutty porn on the internet, resulting in sexist attitudes toward women and putting themselves in danger of going blind, or so thinks Nikki Gemmell from Australia. She says the solution to is to create a new genre of respectful “feminist porn” for the masses.

Rosalind Wiseman, the boy whisperer

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Rosiland Wiseman has made an earth shattering discovery. Boys have feelings. Not only that, they can be harmed by the betrayal of others. We know, you view this with skepticism. And for good reason. If we accept they have feelings, we might have to acknowledge they have value.