This once-active group is now unmoderated, and discussions / interest have declined to almost nothing. The original group founder is long gone.Active moderation is needed, therefore comments and membership are now closed.For re-birth of a vegetarian atheist group, if you are willing to moderate the group, I invite you to submit a new group. There have been some great discussions and I am grateful to have been involved. I am vegetarian and atheist, among other things, and would love to be in…See More
"There's always a backlash to the backlash to the backlash to the backlash. It takes at least 100 years to really change anything, particularly with fundamentalist, conservative religions pushing in the opposite direction of any…"
"Anti-feminists backlashers won the first battle against feminists by transforming the movement from feminism to equalism. Once the focus is lost from female oppression, there is absolutely no surprise to me that anti-feminists will continue to…"
"I still remember growing up in the 90s, wanting to dress in the grunge style and sports clothes (because they're easier to play in!) and my mom making me wear flower patterns and dresses. I believe the compromise we had was that I'd…"
"I'll read the article in the next night or two. Interesting though - I just wrote a short paper for my archaeology class, largely going off on a tangent about assumed gender roles in prehistoric societies. The automatic assumption tends to be…"
"This has been going on since the 50's- At one point it was even done without legally needing to inform the parents- it was viewed that it would distress them too much. The book 'Woman' by Natalie Angier touches on this in more detail.…"
This is something I have always known since gender roles were shoved on me so late in the game that I could see the contrast between what I was supposed to like and what I liked based on my personal temperament. But it's nice to see science finally catching up.…See More
I'm sure this topic has come up in the past but I was looking for some new books to read and was wondering what are people's favorite feminist books. Bonus points if it's atheist too!Some of my favorites are:The Second Sex by Simone DeBeavoirThe Sexual Politics of Meat by Carole J AdamsGender Trouble by Judith ButlerCunt: A Declaration of Independence by Inga Muscio (someone on this site recommended this one. thanks for the great find whoever it was!)Gyne/Ecology by Mary DalyI'm looking for…See More
"Any physical altering of children's bodies should be illegal and looked down upon by anyone with the ability to think rationally. What's next mom doesn't like her 5 year old child's face? Plastic surgery time! And of course the…"
"Hate to break the news to you guys but women still don't enjoy full equal rights in America and until the ERA is passed we never will.
Many forms of discrimination still are legal. The arenas of sports (you can't even try out for a male…"
Hi, Asharu! I'd like to invite you to Hang With Friends, a new group where you can talk about anything that's on your mind. :D I was attracted to you articulate feminism. Would you consider being friends too?