Amananta’s Feminism 101

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Excerpt from her latest post at Screaming Into The Void:

… If the thought of a man wearing high heels, shaving his body, wearing powder puff pink, eating nothing but tiny salads to try to look no bigger than a young adolescent, painting his face and behaving in a subservient fashion is absurd, ridiculous, and makes him look degraded, stupid, fake, and disturbing, then IT IS THE SAME FOR A WOMAN because WOMEN ARE ALSO HUMAN. On the other hand, if it is an expression of free will for women to do so, then it is the same for men. However, the overwhelming cultural response to men who behave this way is for them to be demeaned and mocked for their”effeminacy”. Hmmm. Effeminacy = behaving or appearing to be a woman or womanly. …

Read her entire essay here.

–Ann Bartow

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0 Responses to Amananta’s Feminism 101

  1. bob coley jr says:

    since the comments are closed on this post at SITV, I will say it here. We definately need to grow up, or maybe just grow.