THUNK – 40. Why Does Feminism Turn on Itself?

There’s a lot of vitriol for feminists…sometimes from other feminists. Why do cultural movements advocating acceptance and egalitarian principles breed so much infighting?

-Links for the Curious-

A fantastic article from a feminist blogger about the fear of retaliation from bigots for being extreme, and retaliation other feminists for not being extreme enough (thanks to Latkos L for this one!) –

An emotionally charged editorial from a sex-negative feminist about being a minority within a minority of feminism –

A study demonstrating the effect of blind auditions on gender balance in orchestras –

A perfect example of the odd barriers of interpretation which arise when cultural referents are stripped away –

No, seriously, Picard is the best. –

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