social justice links: sexism & feminism
So... I've got pages for my thoughts on racism and sexism, and on each of those pages I had lists of links to articles or videos about those issues. But I finally decided to move those links to a page specifically for links. That saved space on the other pages, as well as giving me a place to include links about issues other than just racism and sexism. However, even that page started getting too long, so I eventually broke it up into a few separate pages for different social justice issues.

See also SJW links: racism and intersectional & other issues, organizations & causes, and social justice memes

Please note, this is mostly just stuff I've seen shared on facebook or learned of elsewhere, starting in May 2014. As such, these links barely scratch the surface of the subjects they address. There is much more research you or I or anyone can do on these subjects, which is beyond the present scope and purpose of this page. (Also note that links I add to this page may include articles, videos, etc., which were made long before I first saw them.) Some of the links I share here will be negative (showing society's problems), others will be positive (showing ways society is changing for the better and/or offering advice on how to help change society and ourselves).

TW/CN: some of the sites linked to from this page will talk about traumatic issues, including rape.

(See also the list of GamerGate links on my sexism page.)

3 helpful ways to teach boys to become men without the 'man up' nonsense.
3 Ways My Parents Unintentionally Taught Me That My Consent Didn’t Matter
4 Things We’re Not Saying When We Say ‘Rape Culture’
5 Responses to Sexism That Just Make Everything Worse
5 Ways The Gaming Industry Is Way More Sexist Than You Think
6 Common Arguments Against Feminism & Every Way You Can Shut Them Down
The 6 (Wrong) Questions Men Love to Ask About Women
7 Lies ‘Nice Guys’ Will Tell You (And Why You Shouldn’t Believe Them)
7 Reasons So Many Guys Don’t Understand Sexual Consent
8 Things Some A$$#ole Says in Every Debate About Sexism
8 Ways the Legal System Screws Rape Victims
11 Signs You Might Be an MRA
13 Questions That Men Never Have to Ask Themselves
23 Ways Feminism Has Made the World a Better Place for Men
25 Things to Know About Sexism & Misogyny in Writing & Publishing
35 Practical Steps Men Can Take To Support Feminism
160+ Examples of Male Privilege in All Areas of Life For You To Reflect On and Address
Abortion: Is it Possible to be both "Pro-life" and "Pro-Choice"? (by Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan)
Actual words my coworkers have said to me, a woman in tech
Adult Wednesday Addams: Wednesday vs Catcallers (video)
All the ways I’ve not been raped
America’s catcalling madness: What Michael Che & co. keep on missing
Anti-Suffragette Postcards Posters & Cartoons
Audi #DriveProgress commercial: "Daughter" (video)
Basic parenting gets fathers a gold star, and other things I learned on paternity leave
Between Brock Turner and Brett Kavanaugh, when do girls matter?
Boy Threatens Girl With A Gun When She Rejects Him. But She Never Expected This Reaction.
Brave Enough to Be Angry
Comedian Shares Stories Of All The Times She Didn’t Encounter A Rapist 1-21-19
Comedy Central's The Glass Ceiling game gets way too real. (video)
Coming Out as Feminist
Committing sexual assault is never 'out of character'
Consent: Not actually that complicated
#DearDaddy (video)
Dear Dads: This is what rape culture looks like, and you're responsible
Dear dads: Your daughters told me about their assaults. This is why they never told you. 1-21-19
Dear Men: This Is How You Should Be Approaching a Woman on the Street
Does Calling Out Sexual Entitlement Demonize Male Sexuality?
Dude Social Fallacies
Every man should see the infuriating reaction to this woman's blog post.
The fallacy of shielding boys from books that star girls
Feminism = fighting for equality for women. (comic)
The feminist cupcake sale that led to death and rape threats
Feminist Frequency
For Good Men To See Nothing
A Gentleman's Guide to Rape Culture
Girls Do Science (video)
'Grey's Anatomy' Boss Offers Point-by-Point Rebuttal to Brett Ratner's Assault Claim Denials
Grumpy Princess Show (web series)
No Means No (But so do other things too!) (video)
Has Anything Changed for Female Politicians?
He Swapped Email Signatures With a Female Co-Worker, and Learned a Valuable Lesson
Her Name Was Janese Talton-Jackson. And She Was Killed Because She Said “No”
Hollywood, It's Time to Retire the 'Loveable Misogynist' Movie Hero
How Gender Inequality Sounds to Normal People (video)
How I Became a Videogame Feminist (video)
How Sexism Affects Women’s Health Every Day
How 'Slut Shaming' Has Been Written Into School Dress Codes Across the Country
How to Raise a Feminist Son
How to Raise a Sweet Son in an Era of Angry Men
How to Talk to Little Girls
How to Talk to Women if You Believe Feminism Has Made It Really Hard to Know What Counts as ‘Harassment’
How We Teach Our Kids That Women Are Liars
I Have Been Raped by Far Nicer Men Than You
If Hermione Were the Main Character in "Harry Potter"
If I Admit That 'Hating Men' Is a Thing, Will You Stop Turning It Into a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?
If the Government Treated Men Like It Treats Women (comic)
I’m Interested In You. That Doesn’t Mean I’m Trying To Have Sex With You.
I’m Sexist, and So Are You
I'm a woman in computer science. Let me ladysplain the Google memo to you.
In creepy Reddit megathread, thousands of women recount the first time they were perved on by a grown man
Inspire Her Mind (video)
Internalized Sexism and Star Wars: My Long-Overdue Apology to Luke Skywalker (w/"The Case Against the Jedi" video)
It's not ideal, but... (comic)
Joss Whedon's Equality Now speech (video)
Joss Whedon and the Art-Artist Divide
The Kissing Sailor, or "The Selective Blindness of Rape Culture"
Last Week Tonight: Miss America Pageant (video)
Last Week Tonight: Online Harassment (video)
Last Week Tonight: Workplace Sexual Harassment (video)
Laurie Penny on sexism: Of course all men don’t hate women. But all men must know they benefit from sexism
LEGO Friends (comic)
#LikeAGirl (video)
Losing my religion for equality
The Male Privilege Checklist
Man Perfectly Explains Women’s Rage Today Using Brutal Analogy So That All Men Can Finally Understand It 1-21-19
Man Poses as Woman on Online Dating Site; Barely Lasts Two Hours
A man said Johnny Depp physically abused Amber Heard, so finally she is believed
Manfeels Park (comic series)
Mansplaining, Explained (comic)
Marines’ Secret Trove of Nonconsensual Nude Photos Is About Power, Not Sex
The Media Is Lying to You About Men’s Emotions, And It’s Really F*cked Up – Here’s a Healthier View (comic)
Men Explain Lolita To Me
Men Just Don't Trust Women. And This Is a Problem.
Men Must Make Sure Other Men Believe Women (video) 1-21-19
#MeToo isn’t enough. Now women need to get ugly
Miscarrying at Work: The Physical Toll of Pregnancy Discrimination 1-21-19
#MoreThanMean - Women in Sports 'Face' Harassment (video)
Nerd Role Models: Captain America and Non-Toxic Masculinity
Nerds and Male Privilege: Tess Fowler and Comic Harassment
Newsbroke: Don't Drink the Toxic Masculinity (video)
Nick Offerman's thoughts on men crying are the perfect antidote to toxic masculinity.
Nine Frustrating Arguments About The Pay Gap, And How To Debunk Each One
On Being a Woman in America While Trying to Avoid Being Assaulted 1-21-19
On Microaggressions and Why They Matter
On Misandry Being Real and Not Being Real
On Mishearing "Get Consent" as "Don't Have Sex"
The one basic thing men still don't seem to understand about women
One in Ten Girls is Catcalled Before Her 11th Birthday. Here Are 6 Things Parents Can Do About It
One Reason Why False Rape Allegation Statistics Are So High
The Opposite of Rape Culture is Nurturance Culture
Out Here, No One Can Hear You Scream
Paul Dini: Superhero cartoon execs don't want largely female audiences
Picture books that draw the line against pink stereotypes of girls
The plight of the bitter nerd: Why so many awkward, shy guys end up hating feminism
President Barack Obama Says, "This Is What a Feminist Looks Like"
The Problem with Female Protagonists
The problem with men who harass, and the men who enable them, is not a lack of training
A PSA About Nude Photos
PSA: Dear Street Harassers
The Rage of the Incels
Rape Culture – Cover Your Eyes
Rebecca Solnit on the #MeToo Backlash
A Reply to Lauren Southern’s “Why I’m Not a Feminist”
Resistance, Caring, & “Mask”ulinity: The Feminist Message of the Dudes in The Force Awakens
Robot Hugs: Harassment (comic)
The Rock Test: A Hack for Men Who Don’t Want To Be Accused of Sexual Harassment
Samantha Bee to anti-choice Georgia GOP state senator: 'Woman, have you lost your f*cking mind?'
Sartorial Misogyny, Feminist Concern Trolling, and the "Little Things" in Science and Everywhere
Sexual Harassment Was Rampant at Coachella 2018
She Doesn't Owe You Shit
Shortpacked! - False Equivalence (comic)
So a woman's idea of being friends is being friends? 1-21-19
So You Want to Be a Male Feminist? Here Are 11 Simple Rules to Follow
Sorry, Men, You’re STILL Not Oppressed: Reexamining the Fallacies of “Misandry”
'Star Wars' toymakers were 'specifically directed' to exclude Rey
Stop encouraging boys to 'say no to feminism'
Teach Early
The Terrible Bargain We Have Regretfully Struck
These powerful sexual harassment PSAs by David Schwimmer are must-sees. (w/videos)
The Thing All Women Do That You Don’t Know About
This Avengers Parody Comic Perfectly Illustrates The Absurdity Of 'Men's Rights' (comic)
This Gay Man Made A Great Point About Why Women Should Dress However They Want
This Is What Happens When Women Actually Accept A Compliment From A Man Online
This movement wants guys to take a stand when women face verbal harassment.
This site is like IMDB but for finding sexual misconduct in Hollywood.
This Thread Shows The Difference Between Fake And Real Sexual Assault Accusations
This Tumblr Account Tells You What Happens When Women Reject Men
This viral airport 'mansplaining' story shows what male allyship can look like. 1-21-19
This Viral Twitter Thread About The Importance Of Body Autonomy Is Hitting Home For Women Everywhere
This Woman Has The Perfect Way To Explain Consent To Men Who Don't Understand It
This woman's story of harassment was familiar to women, but got a big reaction from men.
To Men I Love, About Men Who Scare Me
Tomboys & Tiaras: Why I Don't Want My Daughter to Hate Pink
Toxic Masculinity Stew (comic)
Violence against women—it's a men's issue: Jackson Katz at TEDxFiDiWomen (video)
Violence has a long lasting impact.
Watch SNL’s Sasheer Zamata Make White Male Privilege Funny (video)
We Can Teach Kids About Consent Without Bringing Sex Into the Conversation
We Have Always Fought: Challenging the Women, Cattle and Slaves Narrative
We Prioritize Boys' Suffering At Girls' Expense
We should all be feminists | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | TEDxEuston (video)
What Do We Mean When We Say “Toxic Masculinity?” (comic)
What Happened To This Girl Is Proof Women Will Get Harassed On The Street No Matter What They're Wearing
What Happened When I Posed As a Man on Twitter
What I Need YOUR Sons to Know About Rape
What I Wish Men Knew About That Creepy Guy At Starbucks
What If We Treated All Consent Like Society Treats Sexual Consent? (comic)
What Kristen Stewart Taught Me About Internalized Misogyny
What They Really Mean When They Say They’re Not a Feminist (comic)
What to Do If You See a Female Coworker Being Harassed
What We've Forgotten
The Misleading Translation of "Wives, Submit," ...And a Tale of Battle-Ready Women
What's rape anxiety? This woman explained it to her favorite men, and they were shocked.
When Men Are Too Emotional to Have a Rational Argument
When Scientists Say, "Me, Too"
When Sexual Assault Victims Are Charged With Lying
When You Can’t Throw All Men Into The Ocean And Start Over, What CAN You Do?
Why Conservative Women Are Ok with Harassment 1-21-19
Why the deck is stacked against working-class feminists
"Why Didn't You Report It At The Time?"
Why I Stood Up to a Sexual Predator "Pick-Up Artist" and How We Took Him Down
Why I'm A...Feminist *gasp* (video)
Why the Men's Rights Movement Is Garbage
Why Police Are So Good at Busting Pot Smokers and So Bad at Keeping Women from Getting Murdered
Why a Pro-Life World Has a Lot of Dead Women In It
Why These Common 'Nice Guy' Behaviors Are Actually Sexist Microaggressions (comic)
Why We Smile at Men Who Sexually Harass Us
Woman destroys anti-abortion argument by proving men cause 100% of unwanted pregnancies.
Woman Explains Rape In Just 11 Tweets And Everyone Needs To Read This NOW
Woman Makes Flow Chart For Men To Know If They’re Mansplaining—And It’s Brilliant 1-21-19
Women Are Revealing All The Things They'd Enjoy Doing If Men Had A Curfew In Eye-Opening Thread 1-21-19
Women Are Sharing The Horrifying Things That Happen When They Reject A Guy And It’s Actually Insane
You Don’t Have to Hate Women to Be Sexist: Everyday Ways You May Be Sexist Without Knowing It
Young Men, Sex, and Urge Ownership (And Why It's Not the Girl's Problem)
Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds

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