Empty Hearts and Chipped Cups

It's All Myths & Fairytales From Here On Out

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Society and the Creation of Misogyny and Misandry

Society:
Were you wearing revealing clothing when you were raped?
In other words:
Men, it is ok to rape a woman if she is wearing revealing clothing.
In other words:
It is ok to ridicule a woman for wearing revealing clothing.
In other words:
The bodies of women are innately sexual and need to be covered up.
In other words:
Women wearing revealing clothing could not possibly be dressing for the weather, they are merely asking for sex.
In other words:
Women, you are not allowed to wear whatever you want.
Society:
Were you alone when you were raped?
In other words:
Men, it is ok to rape a woman if she is alone.
In other words:
Women, you are only safe from men if you are in a group.
Society:
Were you drunk when you were raped?
In other words:
Men, it is ok to rape a woman if she is drunk.
In other words:
Women, it is unsafe to be drunk. Ever.
Society:
Did you fight back when you were raped?
In other words:
Men, if a woman is too scared to fight back, it is ok to rape her.
In other words:
Women, fear is not an excuse for not fighting back.
In other words:
Women, only violence will show a man that you truly mean "no I do not want to have sex".
Society:
Bitch, Cunt, pussy, whore, and slut are all socially acceptable insults.
In other words:
It is an insult to be feminine, and/or have feminine genitalia.
In other words:
It is not ok for women to be promiscuous.
Society:
When a girl gets raped and there is a picture taken, it is perfectly natural to call her a slut.
In other words:
It is a girl's fault if she gets raped.
In other words:
Boys, you will gain notoriety if you rape a girl.
In other words:
Ridiculing a victim of sexual assault is a societal norm and you are stupid if you do not join in.
Society:
If a girl is raped, she must have provoked it somehow.
In other words:
Men cannot be held accountable for their own actions.
In other words:
Men are like wild animals that cannot stop themselves.
Society:
Nice ass, you look sexy, etc. are all acceptable compliments to a woman.
In other words:
There is no such thing as sexual harrassment.
In other words:
Women should be gratified that men want to have sex with them.
In other words:
A man being interested in a woman automatically means she is obliged to be interested back.
Society:
Beautiful, pretty, sexy, fuckable etc. are the best compliments a woman can get.
In other words:
Women have no value except in their physical appearance.
In other words:
Women should not be measured by their intelligence or actual skills.
In other words:
Women exist to be physically desirable to men.
Society:
It is natural for men to wolf-whistle and call "compliments" after a woman, slap her ass, etc.
In other words:
Women, all men are pigs and there is nothing you can do about it.
In other words:
Women, you must grin and bear sexual harrassment.
In other words:
Men, to be a true man you must sexually harrass women.
Society:
There is nothing wrong with the wage gap.
In other words:
Women are inherently worth less than men.
In other words:
It is wrong for a woman to want equal pay.
In other words:
Women are not as suitable for work as men are.
In other words:
Men, women are worth less than you and it is ok to ridicule them because they do not matter.
Society:
It is not ok to protest sexism.
In other words:
Sexism does not exist.
In other words:
Equality does not apply to women.
In other words:
Feminists must be kept in line by a backlash of hate.
In other words:
Feminists are automatically man-haters
In other words:
Feminists are threatening to men.
In other words:
Men, it is not ok to support equal rights for women.
Feminism:
This is not an ok society to live in.

Filed under feel free to add to this feminism feminist misogyny misandry don't blame men or women blame the society we live in let's work to change this shit this is not an ok society to live in

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