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    (Original post by Arkasia)
    Your profile picture is cultural appropriation then, and its inherent racism is triggering me.

    So is your overuse of the asterisk.
    I am also triggered. Is there a safe space away from that racist?
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    (Original post by YaliaV)
    There is no men's movement that is taken seriously. Feminism places female issues well above men's issues. Feminists actually deride men's issues and belittle them. Third wave feminism has to make up issues like mansplaining, manspreading and sexist air conditioning because women in the west are largely equal.
    Look I'm not going to sit hear and try to defend people complaining about sexist air conditioning. For the question of is feminism needed in the western world today, the answer is yes as there are still serious issues targeting women for their gender. Some people take this too far but that is everyone with causes. If it is the term feminist you have a problem with, take the issues case by case.*
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    (Original post by elitepower)
    It is still needed as females with views some males disagree with get death and rape threats. It is still needed as in cases like Ched Evans, a bunch of people just assume the girl involved is a "gold digging ****" and Evans must be innocent as he is good at kicking a ball - which has caused the victim to have to move constantly.
    Males that have views other disagree with get death threats, women aren't special in that. Well Ched Evans has got retrial so suggesting he may be innocent is quite reasonable. I don't know why feminists rely on this fallacy that theres such widespread support of people accused of rape.

    (Original post by elitepower)
    Or in the Adam Johnson case people criticise the 15 year old for "knowing what she was doing". Johnson knowingly slept with a 15 year old cheating on his pregnant girlfriend and people still defend him as the underage girl must have been doing it for money.*
    Well she did know what she was doing and it wasn't a case of money but she found Johnson attractive because she was in awe of his fame. Having said all of that he still committed a crime and is in the wrong. Again its this fallacy that support for Johnson is so widespread, its a tiny minority of people that support him.

    (Original post by elitepower)
    Feminism is still needed as when the studio found out Emily Blunt was going to be the female lead in Sicario, it got half the budget the same movie with a male lead would as they assumed less people would go to see a female lead action film. It is still needed as sexism still exists in the country. *
    Got a source for that?

    (Original post by elitepower)
    You said it yourself - we haven't achieved complete gender equality. There are issues where you will receive a rawer deal purely because you are a women - something you have no choice in. Female rape victims are still criticised by the press for what they wore and drank and females are judged more for their actions than men. Yes they have the vote and it is better than it was before. But better does not mean it is all fine. The fact women receive less sexist treatment does not change the fact women still receive sexist treatment.*
    Again this fallacy that rape victims are so widely criticised. Females aren't judged more for their actions generally, only on matters regarding sex and the funniest part of it is that women are more judgemental of other women than men.

    Your really blurring the line of whats sexist. Discriminating against a woman because she's a woman is sexist, rape isn't. By placing such an emphasis on rape it shows that feminism isn't a movement for equality, its a women's rights movement.

    (Original post by elitepower)
    Honestly the women hating men stereotype seems overplayed, like how you always hear about plane crashes but not all the successful landings. Yes there are other major issues and yes a few feminists take silly issues over trivial things but that doesn't change the fact feminism is still an issue that needs discussing. Look at the rise of the right wing in the UK and USA - we are seeing how many people have worrying views under the surface. Just because the issue appears resolved under the surface doesn't mean women don't suffer a unacceptable amount of sexism.*
    Haha so you're happy to play up all the stereotypes and cliches but the one that goes against you is overplayed? Feminism is all about equality supposedly yet you seem to completely reject the idea that men are also discriminated against.
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    Did all it needed to by 1970 and then it should have been consigned to history. Feminists today are taking the piss; nobody benefits from most of this leftist cultural marxism it is bad for families, communities and even women themselves. It will lead to the eventual cultural genocide of our people; the idea that women should engage in the cut and thrust of the corporate ladder, promiscuity, in alcohol, in multiples single motherhood - is reckless and irresponsible. Go back to pre-war society and nip this androgynous, ****** loving ideology in the bud quick.
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    I've said this so many times but honestly feminism is needed much more in the Middle East and in South Asia.

    They did some video inspired by the song violence highlighting what I just said ^^ But they should address men too.
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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    I've said this so many times but honestly feminism is needed much more in the Middle East and in South Asia.

    They did some video inspired by the song violence highlighting what I just said ^^ But they should address men too.
    Our women have got more to learn from them than they do from ours. Maintaining a home is no trifling matter, its a great honour. Eastern values are better for families and communities in the long run; the in laws take the new bride under their wing and in return she nurtures their home and their grandchildren. What is really going wrong in our western society is the way women are travelling all over the place, essentially slaves to their technology, neglecting their communities and families and indulging in multiple anonymous seedy relationships. We've got to go back to basics and ensure that after a solid education, a woman commences marriage and parenthood no later than 25.
 
 
 
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