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Feminist Bullshit: “Gender-neutral toys” (read: feminizing men)

27 Nov

My impetus for starting this blog was to create a means of not only talking openly and robustly about masculist ideology and theory, but also being able to call out feminist and/or misandrist bullshit for what it is.

There is plenty of reportage on what the batshit crazy gender feminists are up to, and unfortunately for the Swedes, Sweden is usually a hotbed for this kind of nonsense. (They brought us those lunatic, misandrist feminists who argued the way men sit on trains is a symbol of their oppression of women … it would be hilarious if it weren’t true.)

Now they have again delivered on the insanity front: a major toy company in Sweden has released what they are calling a “gender-neutral” catalogue.

As is par for the course with gender-feminists, all they have done is reverse the gender roles and call it “progress” and “enlightened” and “politically correct”: a girl holding a doll was replaced with a boy, and a boy holding a toy machine gun was replaced with a girl. Clever!!!

This is, of course, mindnumbingly stupid. Having a boy shown with the gun and the girl with the doll actually reflects the target market for those toys and the fact that boys are more likely to want to play with guns and girls more likely to play with dolls. That is basic. This doesn’t stop parents from buying their daughter a toy gun if she wants it, and vice versa – it simply reflects the market for the item.

Reversing this is not inherently intelligent. It is not enlightened or clever. It does not deserve a gold star or a pat on the back. It deserves to be ridiculed for what it is: reversing gender roles to feminize men and boys.

As if there weren’t enough misandry and feminizing of men going on already, it’s now too often lauded in some circles as “good”. It isn’t. And it reveals an insidious double-standard of feminist thought. Feminists used to argue that rendering women as feminized/domestic/weak was offensive to women and disempowered them. An empowered woman would be using a gun! And yet, en masse, they now routinely feminize men in order to psychically castrate them and make them seem like a weaker counterpart to the “strong” female.


But this irony is lost on most gender feminists.

The outright reversal of gender roles has nothing to do with equality or egalitarianism, and everything to do with feminists wanting superiority and attempting to subordinate and feminize men and boys.

It is insidious and should be rightly condemned.

Hopefully parents and the general public will reject this stupidity and the profits of the company suffer.

Gender-neutrality in the law is egalitarian. Simply performing crude gender role reversals in the public discourse is not egalitarian: it is, as far as I have seen, universally employed in order to advance the insidious and misandrist portrayal that all women are strong and empowered, and all men are feminized weaklings.

It is feminist bullshit of the highest order.


The spark for a masculist revolution

6 Nov

I was driven to create this blog after reading the umpteenth misandrist (male-hating) journalistic article that completely dehumanized and vilified all men.

Not a day goes by in 21st century Western culture when several articles and/or blog posts aren’t published in the mainstream media about sexism against women, about misogyny, about how women are inherently good and victims, and men are inherently bad and oppressors. Every day I think to myself that surely, eventually, in the interests of balanced journalism they will run a response by a male, something that actually calls out this malignant misandry in our culture and stands up for men’s rights and dignity. This still hasn’t happened on any of the mainstream media websites I frequent. I’ve even given the media outlets the benefit of the doubt – maybe their staff are overworked on other articles and there are no freelancers sending in a counter-response. So I’ve tried to be the freelancer, sending in articles to attempt to get a male, masculist voice heard on these issues. Not a nibble. And when masculist readers comment on these articles, their responses are often either later deleted or never make it to the screen: I and many others have had many a comment deleted, and have been subsequently blocked and banned from pages and sites. I have never been abusive or offensive in my commentary: I am careful to word everything as unproblematically as possible, even simply asking bloggers and other commenters to not silence male voices. That simple request got me a ban.

My intent here, then, is to create a place where my voice and the voices of other masculists can be heard and published without being silenced. I wish to provide here the counter-arguments to mainstream media articles that are misandrist or anti-male: they cannot silence our response to their sexist, oppressive attitudes. Banning us, deleting our comments, shaming, silencing and blocking us will no longer work: these reactionary tactics will not silence honestly-held, ethical, egalitarian and much-needed masculist beliefs.

Our ‘About’ page says more about masculism and how we conceptualize it, but even this is nebulous. As much as this page is intended as a hub for equality and publicly voicing the masculist response to the growing amount of misandrist rhetoric in the Western mass media and popular culture, it is also an attempt to gradually build a definition of masculism itself. The word does not exist in most dictionaries yet – though we will change that. Moreover, there is a wide range of men’s movements, from the mythopoetic men’s movement to the Men’s Rights Activists, Men Going Their Own Way, male feminists, and more: we intend to find the common threads of belief and unify ourselves as, essentially, masculists: eschewing patriarchal and feminist ideologies to synthesise a new ideology that actually fights for male equality, and for the right and dignity of all men and, frankly, all people.

We call for a non-violent movement that rejects existing dominant ideologies that are misandrist and creates an ideological, intellectual and socio-cultural paradigm shift.

We call for a masculist revolution.