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Meninism?

Last month I was on Tumblr and I saw a post about meninism, where some men have expressed their anger claiming that they do not have equal rights to women in our society, and believe that they are oppressed. I would believe this if the group was made up of men of color, gay men, trans men or disabled men, but when I looked further into the group, I saw nothing but straight, white, cis (identify with their biological sex) males. At first I thought it was just a joke, but then I saw that they also have sweatshirts, a Twitter and a Tumblr account. So I further investigated the validity of this movement and I still couldn’t find the words to express how I felt about this new “word”. I put that in quotes because meninism is still not recognized in my word document as I am typing this. I realized that meninism was created based off the pure hatred for the ideals and people that identify as a Feminist. Continue reading Meninism?