Posts tagged "mras"

The Soapbox: On All The Male Tears Being Shed Over “Mad Max: Fury Road”

“Mad Max: Fury Road” will go down in history as the movie that flushed all of the roosters out of the hen nest. George Miller did a brilliant job with everything from cinematography, to score, to flipping the typical action blockbuster plot structure on its head. He created the most bewitching two-hour car chase anyone…

By: Chloe Stillwell / May 22, 2015

MRA Says Germanwings Crash Might Have Been Prevented If “Sluts” Gave More Blowjobs To “Omega Males”

Leave it to a men’s rights activist to figure out a way to spin this horrifying tragedy into yet another example of how feminists are ruining the world.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 26, 2015

This Is An Example Of A Beautifully Accurate Venn Diagram

Hot, stinky, whiny, rapey poop babies, indeed. [Boing Boing]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 9, 2015

MRA Site Accidentally Publishes John Birch Society Tract As #Gamergate Manifesto

This past November, Roosh V — a “Men’s Rights Activist,” “seduction guru” (LOL FOREVER) and proprietor of the batshit MRA site “Return of Kings” — decided to start a new website about video games called “Reaxxion.” Not because he is particularly into video games himself, but because he understands the plight of Gamergate dudes who…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 9, 2015

Newsflash: Divorce Doesn’t Always Work Out Well For Women

So here’s a thing that is making my eye twitch: There is a (fringe) group of people — mostly men — who believe that divorce is, basically, a feminist conspiracy meant not to empower women to live autonomous lives (y’know, the whole “pursuit of happiness” thing) but to allow women to destroy men’s lives.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 23, 2014

Pad Gardner, The Man Who Wants To Be A Maxi Pad, Alleges He Was Assaulted By MRAs

Remember Pad Gardner, the guy who is trying to become a pink, disposable maxi pad? Pad is obviously a unique individual and his desire to be something that is, according to his Facebook About Me section, “pressed against a soft vulva for a woman’s period” seems fairly harmless. (Although maybe I just think that because…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 18, 2014

“Men’s Rights” Group Whines About Sexual Assault Awareness Month Self Defense Class

Who could possibly have a problem with free self defense classes hosted by the Glendale, California, Police Department in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month?

So-called “men’s rights” activists who complain that the classes that teach self-defense skills to girls and women are discriminatory against men.

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 31, 2014

Ohio University Student In Hiding After MRA Website Misidentifies Her As A “False Rape Accuser”

Last week, a video which showed a young man giving oral sex to a young woman in public in Athens, Ohio, went viral. Shortly thereafter, the unidentified woman reported that the video — shot on October 12 — actually depicted not a consensual sex act, but a sexual assault. This week, a men’s rights website…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 24, 2013

The Best Of The #MensRightsMovies Twitter Hashtag

I love reading about how clever trending hashtags are born. The Daily Dot has a post about the currently trending #MensRightsMovies hashtag, which was born out Aaminah Khan‘s punning tweet about bronies, above. The hashtag took off almost instantly, with hundreds of others contributing their own hilarious anti-woman/anti-feminist/pro-MRA spins on popular movie titles. Check out…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 22, 2013

The Soapbox: Why “Creep Shaming” Is Total BS

On Thursday night, I had what seemed like a pretty good first date. By Friday lunchtime, any chance of a romance between that guy and I had fallen spectacularly to pieces.

I wrote about what went down in a post called “An Open Letter To The Guy Who Called Me ‘Crazy.'”  I’ve bee…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 11, 2012