new wave feminism

Image and video hosting by TinyPic

A quasi-academic look at Feminism, politics & race relations through the lens of a 20-something year old Nigerian American who was born & raised up in the (still) segregated south but has relocated to the "liberal" yet historic & traditional north.
This blog is my space for an interdisciplinary examination of race, gender, class, sexuality - all things intersectional & multi-dimensional.
Feminism the way I see it...

Tip The Blogger?

If you like what you see, and want to support the blog & keep me writing, throw in whatever change you like in the online tip cup. Or send me an ask & tip me in your kind words!
Donations aren't required, but greatly appreciated

over a 20-year period, asking some 2,000 men in college questions like this: “Have you ever had sexual intercourse with someone, even though they did not want to, because they were too intoxicated [on alcohol or drugs] to resist your sexual advances?”, or “Have you ever had sexual intercourse with an adult when they didn’t want to because you used physical force [twisting their arm, holding them down, etc.] if they didn’t cooperate?”

About 1 in 16 men answered “yes” to these or similar questions.

1 in sixteeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeen are you kidding me

if we got 1 in 16 motherfuckers admitting to raping women on college campuses and are “very forthcoming. In fact, they are eager to talk about their experience”, you better fucking believe tossing out your short skirt and staying in at night isn’t going to keep you safe.

(via grrl-meat)

Even worse:

In a survey of 11-14 year-old boys…

  • 51% believed that “forced sex” is acceptable if a boy spends a lot of money on a girl
  • 31% believed that it would be okay to rape someone with past sexual experience
  • 65% believed that sexual assault is okay if dating for more than 6 months
  • 87% believed that sexual assault is okay if the perpetrator and victim are married

…aaand in a survey of college males…

  • 1 in 12 admitted to committing rape (under the legal definition)
  • 35% admitted that they would commit rape under circumstances if they could get away with it

…and in another…

  • 43% of college-aged men admitted to using “coercive behavior” such as ignoring a woman’s nonconsent and using physical aggression

(via wretchedoftheearth)

really? how does this not make me even more scared? fuck

(via strugglingtobeheard)

reblogging for commentary

(via ethiopienne)

(via karnythia)

  1. xx-rapunzel-xx reblogged this from stfufauxminists
  2. goodmourningu reblogged this from immovingbye
  3. kyleacarter reblogged this from fuckedupbutnotfuckedover
  4. sashafoxx reblogged this from genetic-freak
  5. plaguethehorseman reblogged this from iamfollowingtheheartlines
  6. iamfollowingtheheartlines reblogged this from skyliting
  7. sylph-politics reblogged this from sylphaeon
  8. tatummillay reblogged this from keepchasingpavement
  9. boomfu reblogged this from drownthearchitect
  10. snclshmsfoaidmt reblogged this from theladyofpie
  11. drownthearchitect reblogged this from theladyofpie
  12. theladyofpie reblogged this from redmagus77
  13. redmagus77 reblogged this from bobbarob
  14. n1k1takhrushchev reblogged this from ashynarr
  15. ashynarr reblogged this from kittens-everywhere
  16. earthdemocracy reblogged this from theblacksunrising
  17. colormeonyx reblogged this from brynnjamin
  18. your-kiss-is-torture reblogged this from sanguisetteskinkblog
  19. anoukc reblogged this from ggaspard
  20. heteendje reblogged this from dissthepiecesonja
  21. icedragon5683 reblogged this from sakuratsukikage
  22. not-just-a-ship-an-armada reblogged this from sail-set-low
  23. insweetunrest reblogged this from nonprofit-whore
  24. ambeer6 reblogged this from unusualjuggernaut
  25. beardthirst reblogged this from choco-swirl-bunny
  26. choco-swirl-bunny reblogged this from clematispassiflora
  27. teenage-agnst reblogged this from imreallyfuckingconfused