STEP ONE: Lose the Righteous Fury
While no one could certainly blame Martin Luthor King, Jr. if he were to express his anger over racism, or blame gay people for being angry towards the way American society treats their lifestyle, feminists would do well to never show their righteous indignation no matter how much it is warranted. Anger is unbecoming, and thanks to society we know very well to despise angry women, especially when they yell things like "women are degraded in the media!" and "women are still not treated equally!" and other stuff like that. It makes feminists look uppity. So lose the anger. Sure, you have every right to be angry, but society doesn't want to hear it. And isn't it important for a woman to do as society says?
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Feminist Geek Satire at Its (World's) Finest
This may seem slightly off-topic in some ways, not directly relating to men as feminists, perhaps, but Remix17's "How to Be a Feminist Comic Book Reader" is just great satire, and actually responds to more general ways that men often argue against feminism: