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Libertarians Vs Feminists by BlameThe1st Libertarians Vs Feminists by BlameThe1st
The man on the left is libertarian radio host Adam Kokesh, and the woman on the right is feminist blogger Rebbeca Watson.

One of the reasons I don't take modern feminism seriously is because feminists often concern themselves with non-issues. While libertarians like myself worry about American citizens being targeted for assassination, feminists are worried about female video game characters with big boobs and skimpy outfits. It's like worrying about the arrangement of the deck chairs on the Titanic. There are bigger problems threatening our country, and feminists instead focus on bogeymen such as "patriarchy," "rape culture," and "wage gaps."

There was a time when feminism was an essential social movement in American history, a time when women couldn't vote, own property, attend school, work outside the home, earn equal wages, dress as they please, or run for office; but now that women can do all of that and more, feminism as a movement seems obsolete. Sure, feminists still bitch about "gender inequality," but the "equality" they refer to is not so much "equal opportunity"--which they already have--but rather "equal outcome"--which they can never have because men and women are different and will therefore produce different results, even when given an even playing field. "Gender inequality" aside, the feminist movement remains irrelevant--at least in the West.

There are still countries where women lack equal rights to men. In Pakistan, a teenage girl was nearly assassinated for committing the "crime" of attending school. In India, a woman died after being brutally gang-raped in a bus, with one of her rapists having penetrated her with an iron rod, while her rapists were excused by the justice system. In the Congo, women are raped so frequently that rape is considered "cultural," while in Mexico, women have been the target of systematic violence, or "feminicide." In all of these countries, women suffer oppression and inequality under real patriarchy. It is these places where feminism is required most yet doesn't exist. Instead, feminism exists in countries like the United States where women already have the same rights as men.

Because of this, feminism has shifted from ensuring equal rights for the sexes to complaining about non-issues. Now it’s about demeaning stay-at-home mothers for not wishing to pursue a career outside the home; about preventing women from having consensual sex for money or posing nude in front of a camera (because women only have a right to their own body when it comes to killing their unborn children); about lying about how domestic violence increases during Super Bowl Sunday or how women are paid less than men due to sexism; about accusing a girl’s television show of promoting homophobia, racism, and anti-intellectualism; and about complaining when a man asks a woman out for coffee on an elevator. While women in the Middle East worry about being stoned to death for adultery, in America, feminists worry about a college girl being called a slut on the radio. Madness!

Meanwhile, feminists dismiss libertarians as "privileged white men." This is ironic, not only because feminists themselves are "privileged" and "white," but because unlike them, libertarians support the rights of all Americans, regardless of gender. We libertarians focus on the real issues currently facing our country: perpetual war, warrantless wiretaps, torture practices, drone strikes, indefinite detention, police brutality, drug prohibition, gun control, internet censorship, government spending, monetary inflation, corporate cronyism, just to name a few. These are issues that affect all Americans, be they man, woman, or child. These are the issues that libertarians concern themselves with--and yet they're considered "privileged" while feminists are "egalitarian"? Again, madness!

In conclusion, feminists would be taken more seriously if they actually supported true equality, which is the right of every man and woman to life, liberty, and property, and the freedom to utilize those rights provided they harm no one. Then again, if feminists truly believed that, they would be libertarians rather than feminists.
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Calypsoeclipse Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Pornography can be harmful. Women who have worked in it have said they were abuse and actually forced to do a lot of things that they didn't want to. 
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, then the answer is to pass stricter regulations so that women and other porn actors can work within a safer enviroment.
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TomBoy6o3 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
"Being asked out for coffee in elevators" That made me laugh!!! :rofl:
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Sunao17 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Once I refused to have sex with a friend. FRIEND.
I'm very open minded about sex themes and apparently he saw that as a permission to have sex with me, because apparently if you are open minded it means that I have not right to say no.
And when I said to him I didn't want to have sex with him, he called whore. We stopped being friends after that.
I've been harassed in the street, I'm not hired in works because I have short hair (I think I look better like that, and also it's fresher), and I've been touched without permission in the tube. Big boobs are the responsible, they have told me "how can you expect to not be harrased if you have huge boobs like that?" friends have told me.

And yet society tells me I'm a bitch for being a feminist, that I'm abitch for being a tomboy (I've been a tomboy since my childhood), that my duty is to wear tighter clothing because a woman's duty is to show her curves.

But you're gonna tell me I'm over reacting. Of course
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peacefulinvasion Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
So true XD 
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Zurthuryx Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
It does make you think. Good work.
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Briannabater Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Professional Photographer
To be fair, libertarians care about other problems problems like fluoridated water, smart meters, common core education standards, chem-trails, African birth certificates, 9/11 conspiracy theories, and blacks...

Feminism, meanwhile, concerns itself with closing the wage gap (right now, women get paid less for the same work), fighting against rape, and working for actual political and social gender equality.
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Meh, I never paid attention to the conspiracy theory nonsense, though, understandably, they tend to run rampant within the movement.
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Briannabater Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Professional Photographer
*nods*  I hear that.  I guess we all have our crazies.
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Zeonista Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
The feminists had completed their basic objectives by 1980, even with the rejection of the Equal Rights Amendment. The de facto viewpoint of mainstream American society had accepted that a women had a place outside the home as well as in it. Since then feminism has been made a tool of identity politics, with the goal of forcing American women to focus all their care into defending their gender identity and treatment as paramount. As long as the illusion of personal freedom is defended by free birth control and its use in personal life, everything else is of no matter. That includes becoming a slave of the State, but since the State allows birth control and abortions on demand it's OK.
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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MadDadder Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014
I don't think they're completely exclusive of each other, as I believe there is some overlap. Maybe it's more of a matter of being more tuned in to what affects them directly and what they feel they can change. War is far away. Wiretaps aren't an everyday concern for American Women or even most Americans, in general. But media shoving ideas and stereotypes in our faces is a daily occurrence. As a father of girls, I understand some of their (feminist) issues, such as the old favorite subjects shirt for girls that had shopping, music, dance checked, with math, unchecked. Or the the sexualization of young girl's clothing. It's horrible, and it's something these feminists probably believe they can affect.

While these things may seem small to you or I, they might loom giant to a young girl. I wouldn't consider the oppression, discrimination or objectification of girls (and potentially half of our populace) to be a non-issue. I consider it one of our bigger cultural issues, but again, maybe that's because I have girls and see it firsthand.

The biggest clash would be when feminists want to limit liberty as a tool to combat sexism, which to me, sounds a lot like the reverse discrimination of Affirmative Action.

As far as I'm concerned, there isn't a perfect political ideology. Balance is the key. 
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It is possible to be feminist and libertarian if you believe the best way to pursue women's rights is through persuasion and social pressure rather than through brute government force. Most feminists, however, are not like that.
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ShadowofWOPR Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014
Neither, they're both insane.
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kyrtuck Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
#3 and 4 from the femmnist side are perfectly legitimate. And Internet censorship sounds just as inane as the other femmnist goals you talked about.
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SolonCIty Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Actually, a lot of feminist are liberals. So, technically, you can move just about every single point on the libertarians side to the feminist side as well... I think that puts feminist in the lead with the bullet points. Also, we don't want to ban pornography, and prostitution is already illegal. No one needs to fund our birth control, Obama care kind of exist... Just add abortion patients to that. Wages are different, you get the average wages of a group of random males and compare the average to a group of females wage averages- The males average will be larger most of the time. I dunno, why you put that last bullet. I rather like coffee. Maybe she's just not that into you? Also, no one cares about nude ladies unless they're treated like the only reason they're there is too be naked. Like, where's my unimportant, hot, naked, side character, video game guy????? Oh right he doesn't exist. That's annoying.

Okay thanks.
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Seaxwulf Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I for one would be absolutely charmed by an elevator Coffee invite. It's called civilisation, and it tastes like sweet, sweet Mocha Café. Which makes it a drug I don't want regulated 'cuz I love me some caffeine.

Right. Well, cheers to a useless comment from Whitey Mainer.
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345rv5 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist
Well while i  diagree with the ecomonic points of view of your brand of Libertarianism(I'm a Marxist Libertarian), i do agree with alot of what you said here and i much rather side with more conservative Libertarians than Liberal Feminists even though i don't see eye to eye with some issues here.

Really the modern Feminists movement discredits themselves  by talking more about the Paritrachy than the rights of all Americans and do more damage to Women's rights than even the most sexist Conservatie pricks. Seriously i would think that there would be a much bigger problem

As for the Wage Gap, there is some issues i have with that and while i think the problem is overblown, i think the much bigger problem is the fact Wall Street and the government is far more corrupt, though i take a different approach from most American Libertarians regarding economics but that's neither here or there.

As for the Rape Culture, men are demonzied and stigmatized for even joking about rape let alone rape and in prison alone, many violent offenders would rape and shank a rapist to death. The defintion of Rape Culture is a culture that gliofes rape,  in no part of this country, even the most backwards part of America is there any glorification of rape, hell i think you and i agree that if we saw a rapist, we shoot them dead whereas in countries like Saudi Arabia,China and India, you got rapists celebrated by the people and culture as a whole.

As for "gender inequality", that exists among both genders, not just one nowadays. Men get 40% more prison time than a woman , Men are disproportionately discriminated against in Child Custody ruling, women have all the reproductive rights and men don't, Men who are domestically abused by either women or other men don't get any of the same protections as women and Men are mandatory drafted to armed service while women still aren't. Yes Women still have some remnants of discrimination in society like Slut Shaming, Aboriton issues, Criminalized  Prostitution and Gender Roles but that's not the job of Feminism to slove anymore, it's time for a new age of  Humanisms to solve the issues, be it Liberals, Lbiertains or Marxists in unison to crush both the "Patiarchy"( that's really on life support at this point) and the growing Matriarchy( The Rad Fems are trying to grow)

Yeah these Radical Feminists bitch about Patriarchy but they never have to worry about armed gunmen trying to kill them for attending school, they never have to fear about being brutally double penetrated against their will in public, humiliated and left to die while the criminals get off scott free. Why don't these Feminists complain about the gang rape mentality in the Congo instead of bitching about Gangbang Pornography?

What, they think My Little Pony is Smart Shaming, Racist and Homophobic ? What the fuck?  Just when i thought that Feminism can't get any more retarded, this exist. As a Brony myself, i never said racism, sexism or homophobia in MLP.So rather than talk about how women are being used as Druge mules and forced into Prostitution in many Latin American countires, they rather complain about a girls show that if anything seems to be a massive 180 from the Gender Role bullshit it was in the 80's and 90's.

What's Ironic about these so called "Feminists"  is that they only care about the right to choose when it comes to abortion but don't care about sex workers rights to do what they want with their bodies and want to ban porn outright which is utter hypocrisy and if anything these morons are ironically enforcing Gender Roles and are the biggest slut shammers within existence given they claim women who want to sell their bodies are "Tools of the Partiarchy" yet these people support Marriages which are really a form of Prostitution.  Maybe these Radical Feminsits should stop shamming women who wish to be sluts before talking about "Slut Shamming" and practice what they preach.

These Feminists are the new  Authoritarian party who are just as hypocirtcal and full of shit as the Democrats and Republicans.
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ComradeTimVII Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
Libertarian politics is patently ridiculous. Tell me sir, how you intend to bring about this wondrous world, where capitalism works for ordinary people instead of grinding them into the dirt as it has done on every occasion previously?

Do you have any examples of Libertarian country's, for example?
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You state straight out that you think my politics are ridiculous, so what makes you think anything I say will change your mind. You've seemed to have already made it up, and you seem determined to keep it that way regardless of any conflicting evidence I offer you. But I'm a sadomasochist, so I'll bite.

My prime example of a libertarian country would be Switzerland: beingclassicallyliberal.libert…

As for capitalism working for ordinany people without grinding them to the ground, there are 10 countires with freer economies than our own: www.heritage.org/index/

Again, I don't think this will matter. Statists like yourself of ignoring evidence that contradicts your pre-concieved notions.
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ComradeTimVII Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
Apologies for any rudeness. Wasn't having a very good day.

Switzerland is a very unusual country due to historical reasons (long history of neutrality which is only allowed by greater powers because it has nothing worth fighting for).

Are you suggesting that the Swiss model be rolled out across the world? In China say, or India? Do you think this will be successful in such poor places?

Capitalism tends to be beneficial for western countries and awful for the rest. Can you name any examples where capitalism has improved the lives of the poor of Third world counties, rather than destroy the environment, traditional ways of life and community values? See example
 climateandcapitalism.com/2011/…

Finally, I am not a statist by any means. I am also a Libertarian in the oldest and truest sense of the word, meaning an Anarchist. I adhere to the doctrine of Libertarian Socialism in General and Anarcho-Syndicalism in particular. We have examples of communities adhering to our beliefs(Revolutionary Spain/ the Free Territory of the Ukraine), while Anarcho-Capitalists have none.
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LaChasseGalerie Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014
But muhh patriarchy.
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
LOL!
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Komatsuzaki-Xingqi Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, when you put it that way...
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omegaomni Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
Objectification is a natural thing.  We objectify to understand how to use something. In turn we want to be objectified, because are true nature is laid bare for someone to appreciate.
When I go for a job interview I want the person to objectify me because anything else would be unfair. imagine the interviewer picking a less qualified person because he sees their "soul".

Radical feminist insist we do not objectify. Basically they want to force everyone to see some phoney essence in everything.  Max Stirner warned against this. Because in the end this essence is held over you. This essence is used against you.  "You're humanity is your master!"  Then we are tyrannized by this essence, the elite telling me what I am and how I should view people. You cannot do that or you harm your "humanity"!

Radical feminists want a utopia created by state compulsion. It's my right to objectivize anyone. I want to see scantily clad women. And women want to see a rich successful men.
To radical feminists sex is evil, and blocks us from seeing this phoney essence.  I honestly think women simply do not like sex and view anything to do with it as evil.  Women only enjoy sex if its tied to nesting IE sex is used to keep a mate.
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
LordTHawkeye made a good video debunking the concept of objectification: www.youtube.com/watch?v=0G9KBu…
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omegaomni Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
Great post!  Too many radical feminists and white knights on deviant art. Glad to see a different voice.
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Welcome! ;)
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TomBoy6o3 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Can't we all just accept men and women as simply human? We're humans, we have problems, and we blame others for our problems. Lets focus on both issues. 

....and no, I'm neither a feminist, nor an MRA.
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amen. Same here.
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AmandaPeaceLoveSmile Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Student Photographer
And that, is what we call a straw man argument.

That's when you make up priorities and arguments you claim your opponents would make instead of having an honest debate.

In other news, I hear feminists care about gender pay equity, political representation, military service, and stopping rape.  Libertarians focus more on debating the best styles for their tin foil hats and making anonymous blog posts. 
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the-green-gallad Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
being asked out isn't something feminists are hating
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StimulatingImagery Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Why is it wrong to ask someone to go out and have a coffee?
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Because STFU you sexist pig that is why! /s
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StimulatingImagery Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You know nothing.
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Solife Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm pretty sure he was being facetious.
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MorphoAdonis Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Only Fox News thinks that the feminist movement has been reduced to what you've described. Why don't you go read a Bell Hooks (A POC feminist writer) book before you start babbling that feminists (Who are NOT all white, thank you very much) are upset about being asked for coffee.

You've somehow biased libertarianism against feminism a if the two are mutually exclusive, while I know some men (Yeah, men!) who are feminist and libertarian.

The way you've phrased the feminist side makes it sound an awful lot like you think these women should shut up and deal with their issues.

Being called "Sluts" or "whores?" Take out the fucking parenthesis. Calling women these things is an actual issue. It promotes the idea that women's sexuality is not acceptable and that it is lesser or somehow dirtier than a man's sexuality. THAT is why we still need feminism. Because you don't think that's a big deal.

Not to mention the feminists whose issues are
 "Women being raped and beaten in the streets in the middle east."
 "Rape victims in America being blamed for their rapes and being forced to pay for the rapist's lawyer bills."
 "Rape victims being impregnated and forced to carry the child of their rapist."
 "Rapists being legally allowed to sue for custody of the child they forced a woman to have."

And then, intersectionality. Feminism is also inclusive of issues of every minority. Because women are not just white, they are not just straight, cisgender, they are not all middle-class, they are not all priveliged. So every one of those issues falls under feminism. Including, gasp, the patriarchy's effect on men! Yeah, we care about men, too. Because every time someone tells their male child to "man up," they are reinforcing the patriarchy while also emotionally damaging that child, holding him to ridiculous standards of masculinity.

And seriously, what is wrong with a movement who's title is mostly centered around women's rights?
Would you go back to the Civil Rights Movement and tell Dr King that he's not worried enough about Vietnam? That he should be more worried about massacres in Africa? Why isn't his speech on the Berlin Wall instead of a movement that is "clearly biased towards black people?"

So why is it so bad if the movement is largely focused on women's rights?


AGGGHHHH Your ignorance is so aggravating!
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist

If there are legitimate feminist issues—which I won’t deny they exist—they tend to be veiled behind hysterical bullsquee. If you go onto Tumblr, I assure that the majority of posts concerning feminism devolve into petty bullsquee with only a small percent dealing with actual issues. I mean, for goodness sake, feminists recently tried to have the word “bossy” banned. How the hell am I supposed to take that seriously?

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AggroVolken Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014
(continued) Or how about bullying issues? Sad truth I learned the hard way, when you are a female bully victim, you are a victim no matter the perpetrator. When you are a male bully victim, you are only a victim if the perpetrator is male. The female perpetrator can hit you as many times as you want, but the second you get sick of it and decide to defend yourself, society and women's groups will label you a terrible misogynist and woman beater. So much for equality, eh?
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MorphoAdonis Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
And yes, those are terrible stereotypes too. And they're sexist AGAIN, because it proves that people think women are too weak to do any damage, and that men are innately stronger and bigger than women. Don't you see how this is STILL prejudice?

The fact is that feminism is NOT men against women. It's our society against a white-male dominated culture. That doesn't mean white males are evil or a problem, it means that people of color and women need to -ALSO- be in positions of power, both in the media and the government.

Only 18.8% of total membership of congress is made up of women. That means EIGHTY TWO PERCENT is male.
Only 8.1% of the total membership of congress is African American.
Only 6.9% of the total membership of congress is Hispanic.
Only 2.4% of the total membership of congress is Asian.
There are only two American Indians in the entirety of congress.

Does that sound equal to you? No? Then you should understand why feminism is needed. Because feminism is an offset of civil rights that, by its name, specializes in women's rights. But feminism is, by nature, a reaction to the patriarchy, which pushes down minorities of all kinds; Women, people o color, LGBT groups, disabled people, the poor and homeless, and religious minorities.

Maybe you should ask yourself why you're so dead-set against proving that women don't need to fight for their rights, especially when it has been statistically PROVEN time and time again that women, when in the same positions as men, doing the same work, over the same number of hours, are paid less, and when we only hold eighteen percent of congress positions, even though we are 50.2% of the population of the United States of America. And why MALE politicians have hour long debates over what WOMEN need for healthcare, without a single word from a female perspective.

The men sit around and decide what's important for our bodies FOR us. Doesn't that sound a little wrong?
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AggroVolken Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014
Being part of a movement that fights against issues such as rape, gender discrimination/shaming, and domestic violence is fine. As long as the movement covers both sides, of course. In modern day feminism's case, where are the feminists when it comes to discrimination with rape and domestic violence on males (especially those female perpetrated) who try to get help, but are only shamed and character defamed as batterers simply because he is male and is thus forwarded to 'batterer treatment programs' as opposed to victim programs? You very rarely, if ever, hear of them bringing the issue up, and even if they do, they will give lip service on how it is bad, but it is only bad because of the patriarchy that he is apparently a part of. Where are they on that issue? Either ignoring or victim blaming.

Where were the feminists originally when Donald Mudd felt a painful lump in his right breast (and still growing at that time) and was denied the free mammogram advertised during October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Well, every time I heard feminists bring this up, on or offline, they flipped their shit on how breast cancer is a woman problem, despite the fact that it affects men as well, so he shouldn't get it free because he has a penis and it takes away from the women. For a group that fights for equality, they sure did not show it there until the SGKF made it constitutional in their philosophy that it should aid people of ALL genders.

If feminists are so equality driven, why are they not required to sign up for selective service? Why must it be only men who get sent out to die in wars? Have we not evolved past the medieval days of women to safety men to battle? Better yet, why are they not asking for the draft's repeal because of it's gender discriminatory nature? Hmm....I guess maybe it is because a good lot of them are secretly followers of Valerie Solanas's ideology.

How about male portrayal in media? Feminists do quite a bit in fighting against the negative ways women are portrayed in media, but men are still portrayed negatively such as being the simpleton/overreactive father, or in TBBT's case, the negative stereotype that gamers/career driven males are capable of solving problems in their fields of gaming, science, etc., but outside of that, are teenage clowns of society who need to be changed and fixed by some stupid broad across the hall who can barely keep her own life on track.
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MorphoAdonis Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I've heard that issue brought up, actually, about the male domestic violence. Infact, I have MADE public statements about that issue. It IS a feminist issue., by virtue of it being an anti-patriarchy issue, because feminism is a backlash against the patriarchy which states that men cannot be raped.

Patriarchy is NOT about individual men. It is about a political system that is RUN BY A WHITE MALE VIEW, a male view which hurts individuals, including men and women of all races. Yes, even white males are hurt by the patriarchy. WE'RE NOT SAYING IT'S THEIR FAULT.

I don't know what shitty ass feminists think that denying males the right to a mammogram is anything but disgusting, but it is definitely NOT the feminist activists leaders that I personally know and communicate with.

Most feminists are against the draft because it's fucking awful in the first place, for either gender. Not to mention, when was the last goddamn time there was a draft in America? And ALSO not to mention, I know several feminists who volunteered to join the military by choice anyway. Moot point.

And yes, those are terrible stereotypes against men in the media, and should be changed; But you're missing the point- Who decides how men are portrayed in the media? MEN. The patriarchy is a political media system that controls the media; Women are not in the positions of power to change that. How do I know this? I work with people in the film industry, men and women, and they all know the same fact. If you try to make a movie or show that shows men and women in progressive roles, it will be changed. Or, if you manage to make it through with different ideals about men and women, your film will be ignored and people will point to the film next to it, talking about how all films still follow the same stereotypes.
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anycent Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
dur muh patriarchy

muh rights

cis scum chek ur privelege
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:D
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AggroVolken Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014
Anti-Feminist
Anti-Masculinist
Pro-Humanist

Human rights are not feminine nor are they masculine. They are just that...human. Meaning ALL humans. When you instead abide by a gender specific movement, you focus more on the specified gender than you do the other and that shifts the weight of the balance too far on either side. When that happens, equality is gone. That being said, you are either for equality or you are not and there is no in between. You cannot call yourself a champion for equal rights while at the same time be a feminist or a masculinist.
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Exactly. Which is why I am a libertarian, and I do not consider myself an MRA. Seriously, men already have rights. What other "rights" are there to fight for?
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AggroVolken Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014
There are actually a few issues concerning men that have yet to be addressed just as there are issues with women. That however is all thanks to third wave feminist poison that they never get addressed. Masculinism however has done nothing over resolving the issues and has instead taken the same route as feminism in terms of supremacy and overplaying the victim card.
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