A Productive Look is a blog by Jas Johl, a women's policy expert with a degree in Comparative Social Policy from Oxford University and a passion to share ideas about women's policy advances.

Equating feminism with misandry and a kind of militant gender separatism

Equating feminism with misandry and a kind of militant gender separatism

"Confounding logic, but also insidious: Parker and Kardashian both argue that feminism is divisive, when in fact it is their rhetoric that is divisive. Parker espouses her belief in equality in one sentence while opposing feminism in the next, as if the two are separate, incompatible concepts. Despite protesting that she believes in women’s empowerment, Parker ends up echoing a highly sexist interpretation that equates feminism with misandry and a kind of militant gender separatism.

...Just like the language harnessed against feminism, the language used against Black Lives Matter employs the strategy of projection. The logic is that these movements are in part responsible for continuing division—whether in the form of sexism or racism—in America. For people who rail against the feminist or Black Lives Matter movements, America has already achieved “equality.”

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