Tuesday, July 14, 2015

This shit again

Woke up to pee at 0430 and got to thinking about something I read that annoys me.


mi·sog·y·ny
məˈsäjənē/
noun
  1. dislike of, contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against women.

First of all, that Jennifer Lawrence meme is hilarious and spot on. Second of all, there are things in this world that are actually worthy of calling misogynistic and even blatantly sexist. A tongue-in-cheek email is not one of those things. 



Busting a woman's tits is not misogyny any more than Amy Schumer making a joke about Mexican hispanic guys, or hardworking Mexicans is racist. I'm annoyed that she was pressured into apologizing. 

If you've been reading MMD awhile you know I am a feminist. You also know I am an equal opportunity offender. The two things are not mutually exclusive. 

If you're a carbon based life form with opposable thumbs you also know that misogyny and racism are real, actual things on planet earth. Whining about a little white girl making jokes or an email marketed to stupid guys who enjoy JenLaws boobs is not forwarding any cause, it's just making you less likely to be listened to when you actually have something worth saying. 

I can't keep explaining this shit to you, dammit. 

I'm going back to bed.