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Why I Am Not

A Feminist
My Personal Reasons
For Rejecting The
Women’s Rights Movement

By
cishetwhiteoppressor.tumblr.com
Contents PAGES

1. Introduction 3

2. The Definition 4 - 12

3. Reality 5

Feminist Quotes 5-8


Recent “Activism” 9 - 11
Feminists “Fighting For Equality” 12 - 13

3. Priorities 14

What Is Feminism Fighting For? 14


Women’s Rights/Men’s Rights 14 - 15
Men’s Issues 16 - 18

4. Conclusion 19

Additional information Page 20

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1. Introduction
As an outspoken non-feminist blogger, I am used to people simply
not being able to wrap their heads around the idea of someone,
especially a woman, not being a feminist. And I can not blame them.
Many hold the belief that feminism means “equality”, and that not being
a feminist must mean that you hate women and do not want
the genders to be equal. But it really is not that black and white.

I would like to point out that the intention behind this book was not to
shame anyone for being a feminist. Anyone is free to use whichever
label they want and support any movement they want. But this book
is meant to portray, to anyone who is willing to listen, the reasons people
have for not wanting to associate with feminism.
Since I know that people are not feminists or identify as anti-feminists for
various reasons, I am not trying to be the voice of millions of different
people with different ideas and beliefs. These are simply my opinions
and views. They do not represent anti/non-feminists as a whole.
Nevertheless, I tried my best to shed some light on what feminism
currently looks like in the public eye and why it is getting a worse and
worse reputation.
I am hoping that this might inspire some open-minded feminists to stop
seeing anti- and non-feminists as the enemy, and to start working on
fighting their real enemy - the people who gave them a bad reputation in
the first place.
It is not us who are the problem most of us are not turning our backs on
feminism out of vile reasons.

We are simply a symptom of the disease that has infected the


movement. And it is only getting worse.

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2. The Definition
Merriam-Webster
: the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities

: organized activity in support of women's rights and interests

Dictionary.com

Oxford Dictionaries
The advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men.

Like many ideas, feminism seems great in theory. A movement advocating


the rights of women, how can that be bad?
Well...
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3. Reality
Most feminists will try to disregard the horrible, sexist and
immoral acts of fellow “activists” by reciting one of those
definitions or simply claiming that “feminism is equality”.
Therefore, anyone who does not fight for gender equality, is
“not a real feminist”. However, feminism is far from being
only a belief, it is a movement. We simply can not deny that.

The most vocal and representative individuals are usually


the ones who shape the public opinion on a social movement.
Because of this, we can easily find the reason for feminism’s
bad reputation in the acts and words of famous feminists:
Since marriage constitutes slavery for women,
it is clear that the women’s movement must concentrate
on attacking this institution. Freedom for women cannot
be won without the abolition of marriage.
- Sheila Cronin, the leader of the feminist organization NOW
Feminist organization? Let’s see how influential they are....
The National Organization for Women Foundation was established in
1986 as a 501(c)(3) education and litigation organization allied with
the National Organization for Women, the largest feminist activist
organization in the United States with its national offices in
Washington, D.C. and hundreds of affiliates across the country.

http://now.org/now-foundation/about-now-foundation/mission-statement/
They sound like they could give us some insight into the
movement. Maybe they can educate us on their goals and
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intentions.
The feminist Organization NOW has:

- filed a lawsuit in federal court against fatherhood


programs in Alaska, Idaho and Oregon. The objective
of these programs is to provide career counseling to fathers
in three tough categories: incarcerated, military and fathers
with disabled children.
NOW has objected because women are excluded from
these programs "solely because they are women."
https://nationalparentsorganization.org/blog/1177-now-takes-fatherhood-1177

- posted “action alerts” against shared parenting bills that


would give fathers equal custody rights.
http://www.now.org/nnt/03-97/father.html

- claimed, with no evidence, that Family court routinely give


abusive fathers custody of the children.
http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2009/04/newark_protesters_rally_agains.html

Like many feminists, they also still haven’t realized that the
“77 cents per dollar” pay-gap has been debunked over and
over again, and are contributing to the spreading of
misinformation in many ways. One of their main goals for
2014 was a “Paycheck Fairness Act”, an attempt to replace
the 1963 Equal Pay Act, based on the assumption that the
gender pay difference exists because of discrimination, and
not like everyone else has already realized, because of
different choices.
Not the best start...

http://now.org/about/conference-resolutions/2014-national-now-conference-resolutions/
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And it obviously doesn’t stop there:

Marriage as an institution developed from rape as a practice.

Only when manhood is dead - and it will perish when ravaged


femininity no longer sustains it - only then will we know what
it is to be free.

While gossip among women is universally ridiculed as low and


trivial, gossip among men, especially if it is about women,
is called theory, or idea, or fact.

No woman needs intercourse; few women escape it.

Q: People think you are very hostile to men.


A: I am.

Q: Doesn't that worry you?


A: From what you said, it worries them.

- Andrea Dworkin

Whatever they may be in public life, whatever their relations


with men, in their relations with women, all men are rapists,
and that's all that they are. They rape us with their eyes,
their laws, and their codes.
Marilyn French
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The institution of sexual intercourse is anti-feminist.
Ti-Grace Atkinson

When a woman reaches orgasm with a man she is only


collaborating with the patriarchal system, eroticizing her
own oppression.
Sheila Jeffrys

The proportion of men must be reduced to and maintained


at approximately 10% of the human race.
Sally Miller Gearhart, in The Future – If There Is One –
Is Female

And if the professional rapist is to be separated from the


average dominant heterosexual (male), it may be mainly a
quantitative difference.
Susan Griffin, Rape: The All-American Crime

More Quotes:
http://thoughtcatalog.com/jake-fillis/2014/05/23-quotes-from-feminists-that-will-make-you-rethink-feminism/
http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Andrea_Dworkin

The problem is not that the above women exist, every


movement will always have members who go way overboard.
The main problem is that they are free to spread their hateful
propaganda without ever being called out for it, because other
feminists usually just dismiss them as “fake”.
The whole of feminisim is to blame.
Negative ideas about feminisim and feminists do not exist
because of asmall minority of extremists. It exists because
moderate feminists allow them to be their voices. 8
Recent “activism” done in the name of feminism:

Feminists fighting for women’s right


to not have to ask a man “Can you
please close your legs a bit?” ever again.

One of the examples of feminist activism I just love to remind people of


is the famous campaign against “man-spreading”. It is simply a great
example of feminists finding something harmless men tend to do for
harmless reasons, claiming it affects women negatively, and then
starting an attack on them via social media.
Nobody cared to shame women for putting their bags onto the seat next
to them, neither did they care about fat people “spreading” over two
whole seats.
The real issue to them was men doing something masculine.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/new-york-metros-campaign-to-stop-manspreading-9938025.html 9
Dr Matt Taylor’s shirt made me cry, too – with rage at his
abusers

An astrophysicist who deserves our applause has been pilloried in his moment
of triumph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/space/11234620/Dr-Matt-Taylors-shirt-made-me-cry-too-with-rage-at-his-abusers.html

“sexist pig” “harmlessly


expressing
her sexuality”

Feminists fighting for women’s right


to shame men for what they are wearing,
bully them and be complete hypocrites. 10
Feminists fighting for women’s right
to censor forms of media they are not
interested in and know nothing about.
en ce th at vi de o ga m es ca us e violence.
id
Even though there is no valid ev ch aracters.
no t m in d se xy vi de o ga m e
And many female gamers do
http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2014/09/04/gamergate-a-closer-look-at-the-controversy-sweeping-video-games/
http://kotaku.com/the-problem-with-the-casual-cruelty-against-women-in-vi-1626659439
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Feminists being simply amazing people:
Feminists threaten to kill woman for saying men need abuse shelters.

Pizzey has been the subject of death threats and boycotts because of
her research into the claim that most domestic violence is reciprocal,
and that women are equally capable of violence as men. Pizzey has
said that the threats were from militant feminists.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erin_Pizzey
Feminists prevent a meeting about male suicide, call it “hate speech”.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iARHCxAMAO0

Feminist attacks male cartoonist and is hailed a hero of feminism.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valerie_Solanas#The_shooting
Feminists disrupt a forum about battered husbands.
Men's activists hold a public forum to discuss the possibility of giving
male victims of domestic violence some of the social services that are
currently only available to female victims. Feminists, who strongly
oppose any recognition of male victims of abuse, disrupt the forum
and try to shut it down.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qodygTkTUYM
Women’s groups: Cancel law charging women with rape!
The Knesset Law Committee on Tuesday decided to postpone a vote
on second and third reading of a bill to add the crime of rape by a
woman to the statute book after women’s organizations warned that
it would lead to a situation where women would be afraid to charge
men with rape.
http://www.jpost.com/Israel/Womens-groups-Cancel-law-charging-women-with-rape
Feminists against beyond reasonable doubt when it’s male rapists.
http://studentactivism.net/2011/07/21/preponderance-of-the-evidence/

Feminists say men can’t be raped.


http://www.hindustantimes.com/newdelhi/only-men-can-be-booked-for-rape/article1-1021702.aspx

Swedish Left Party Chapter Wants To Make Urinating While Standing Illegal For Men
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/13/sweden-left-party-toilet-stand_n_1590572.html
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Erin Pizzey had to flee the UK because she and her family received death threats,
because feminists didn’t like that she discovered women were equally as violent
as men.
http://www.fathersforlife.org/pizzey/failfamt.htm
Suzanne Steinmetz and her children received death threats and bomb threats she
discovered that the rate at which men were victimized by domestic violence was
similar to the rate for women.
http://www.ifeminists.net/introduction/editorials/2005/0525roberts.html

http://jezebel.com/294383/have-you-ever-beat-up-a-boyfriend-cause-uh-we-have

Feminists fought against laws granting men anonymity until charged with the crime
of rape. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-10760239

“Women should not be sent to prison and should instead serve community
sentences” - the Women's Justice Taskforce. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13666066

How feminist groups skewed the Obama stimulus plan towards women's jobs.
http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/016/659dkrod.asp

“but those are not real feminists”


Well, they surely are a real fucking threat to
society and gender equality.
And they’re doing all that
in the name of feminism.
and are getting away with it. 13
4. Priorities
Now that we have learned what exactly the third wave of
feminists is fighting for, it’s time to precify what
“fighting for women’s rights” seems to mean nowadays:

Feminists stand for:

1. Male rape victims being ignored.


2. Men being attacked for sitting with their legs in a “V”
shape.
3. Men being attacked for wearing shirts with sexy women
on them.
4. The issue of male suicides being ignored.
5. Women not having to go to prison.
6. Attacking people for making statements or conducting
studies that debunk their dogmatic beliefs.
7. Fathers not getting support and recognition.
8. Games with sexy female characters and violence not
being played and produced anymore.

Obviously, this is not what every feminist believes.


And it’s also obviously not everything feminists have done in
the past few years. There have certainly also been good things.
But this is exactly the impression an outsider will get of the
movement.
Feminism looks like a bunch of lunatics.
Because many are fucking lunatics.
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Feminists would like us to “listen and
believe” that women’s issues significantly
outweigh men’s issues.
But is this really, objectivelly, true?

Women’s group WHO claims to advocate for:

- Reproductive Rights and Justice


- Economic Justice
- Ending Violence Against Women
- Racial Justice
- LGBT Rights
- Constitutional Equality

Men’s rights advocates want:

- Reproductive Rights and Justice


- Economic Justice
- The Right To Have Rape And
Abuse Taken Seriously
- Racial Justice
- LGBT Rights
- Constitutional Equality
- The Right To Genital Integrity

And now you’re probably thinking “Which problems could


those privileged males ever have?
You’re a damn MRA, aren’t you?”.
To which my answer is “No, I’m just not fucking blind”.
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Men
Women

of suicide victims
79%* in the U.S.
are male.
Male genital mutilation is legal
in first world countries.
The rape of males is in most countries legally not
even considered rape.

Men are forced to sign up for


draft and go to war if necessary.
Men and Boys are doing worse in all aspects of the
educational system, from kindergarten to university.**

Breast cancer gets more funding & research than


prostate cancer despite affecting men at a similar rate
as breast cancer affects women. ***
*http://www.save.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.viewPage&page_id=705D5DF4-055B-F1EC-3F66462866FCB4E6
**http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/09/education/09college.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
***http://www.bloomberg.com/bw/stories/2007-06-13/a-gender-gap-in-cancerbusinessweek-
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The youth unemployment rate
for black male dropouts stands
at over 50%.*
About two in five of all victims of
domestic violence are men.**
Provision of refuge
Refuge places available in England and Wales

Males
Females
60
7,500

"Their plight is largely overlooked by the media,


in official reports and in government policy, for
example in the provision of refuge places – 7,500
for females in England and Wales but
only 60 for men."**
*http://dailycaller.com/2013/03/27/male-african-american-unemployment-is-over-50-percent-among-dropouts/
**http://www.theguardian.com/society/2010/sep/05/men-victims-domestic-violence

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Men account for 93% of all
workplace deaths in America. 1
57,849 veterans, overwhelmingly 92% male, were
homeless on a single night in January 2013. 2
Homeless men die 22 years younger than homeless
women. 3
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Women win sole-custody battles 5 out of 6 times.

As a culture we teach men to hide their emotions


even if it kills them.

Go to
http://listverse.com/2013/06/25/10-examples-of-men39s-issues-
the-media-loves-to-ignore/
http://time.com/2949435/what-i-learned-as-a-woman-at-a-
mens-rights-conference/
http://www.avoiceformen.com/

For more information.


Sources
1 - http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/08/31/why-did-workplace-deaths-fall-in-2008/,
http://www.bls.gov/news.release/cfoi.nr0.htm
2 - http://nationalhomeless.org/about-homelessness/
3 - http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/why-homeless-men-die-22-years-younger-2297091.html
4 - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-t-pisarra/the-y-factor-gender-bias-_b_838631.html
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5. Conclusion
I am not a feminist,
because the word has become assiciated with misandry, hate, female superiority,
hypocrisy, fear-mongering, misinformation,and complete and utter denial of
men’s issues.

I am not a feminist,
because the movement has been doing nothing but attacking and bullying men for
the past few years. Most things feminists “fight for” do not benefit me or other
women, they do nothing to achieve equality of the genders and are downright
counterproductive.

I am not a feminist,
because women’s legal rights have already been achieved. All that is left now is to
make sure that they are preserved and empower women to make their own choices
and live happy lives. Which feminists are simply not doing enough.

I am not a feminist,
because I do not need a movement to represent me and
because I do not want to fix what other feminists have broken.

I am not a feminist,
because I am not a victim and men are not my enemy. They are not privileged
and I am not oppressed. I am aware of the fact that being a woman can be a
privilege in many ways.

I am not a feminist, because I do not need a label to believe in


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For more information on issues like the gender pay gap,
rape culture, sexual assault statistics, domestic abuse
statistics,
and the societal consequences of the derailed third world
feminist movement,
visit my Tumblr blog at
cishetwhiteoppressor.tumblr.com
and make sure to take a look at my Infographics page.

I’d also recommend going to


http://admiralfeareon.tumblr.com/debunking-feminism
for a collection of links and details on the above listed topics.

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