Yet another t-shirt promoting violence against women

(13 Posts)
yourioname Sat 09-Mar-13 12:44:36


ecclesvet Sat 09-Mar-13 14:16:13

It's a reference/response to this:,_throw_rocks_at_them!_controversy

ecclesvet Sat 09-Mar-13 14:16:40


vesuvia Sat 09-Mar-13 14:51:59

If it is a response to Todd Goldman's boy-bashing products, I think it's wrong that feminists are targeted.

A man does something stupid, then feminists get the blame... pathetic.

yourioname Sat 09-Mar-13 15:23:42

Well to be honest I haven't heard a single feminist complain about the "throw rocks at boys" t-shirts

ecclesvet Sat 09-Mar-13 15:28:26

I'm a feminist, and I don't like the "throw rocks at boys" t-shirts. I think they're horrible, and contribute to a culture where violence against men is usually seen as a source of humour or entertainment.

Good enough?

MrsWolowitz Sat 09-Mar-13 15:32:33

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Lessthanaballpark Sat 09-Mar-13 17:52:04

yourioname, I don't know a single feminist who would endorse the awful "throw rocks at boys" t shirt. FWIW I complained pretty vigorously when they came out.

Once again, feminism gets blamed for attitudes that it doesn't hold, for things that have everything to do with unscrupulous market capitalism and nothing to do with feminism.

Here is a quote from the Goldman on his product:
""I'm a guy. I couldn't give a rat's ass about girl empowerment. Our market is teenage girls. I know what sells."

Why people took that t-shirt and come to the conclusion that feminists are to blame is testimony to how successful the smear campaign against feminism has been and to people's willingness to backlash against it.

And let's be honest. In real life, who is more likely to throw rocks at whom? Do teenage girls actually go around throwing rocks at boys or do grown men throw rocks at women and girls? Which one is more likely to happen?

Trekkie Sat 09-Mar-13 20:09:26

Do these idiots realise that stoning is still on the lawbooks in certain countries?

And from what I have read women seem to get sentenced to it with more frequency than men, and for things that feminists fight against ie women being punished because they are property?

What a fucking stupid thing to write.

Mugofteaforme Tue 12-Mar-13 09:14:57

I personally think this is sick.

I find it hard to believe that many true feminists would advocate such wear.
I also despise the "irony" that men are modelling it.

Mugofteaforme Tue 12-Mar-13 09:16:22

Heavens even one for a child!

FloraFox Tue 12-Mar-13 17:53:49

"I find it hard to believe that many true feminists would advocate such wear."

They are not.


TheDoctrineOfSnatch Tue 12-Mar-13 18:28:32

Of course it's not funny. Or feminist.


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