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Male Victimhood’s Impact on Feminism

As Kimmel says, theย ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃโ†—โ†—โ†— often views college campuses and classes as being dominated by the toxic religion of ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ. ย They specifically focus on howย ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซย in classes and social settingsย ย โ€œfurther marginalizesโ€ men. ย With this ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ โ†—โ†—โ†—ย competing with ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ, how do these ideas impact ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ today?

Do they forceย ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซto justify itโ€™s existence/validity and distract from itโ€™s goals? Does this โ†—โ†—โ†—ย push ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ to play into the politics of respectability and neglect the major issues at hand?

Or do they make ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ seem more important and obviously necessary to people who might not otherwise feel that way? ย Also, do โ†—โ†—โ†— like the pro-feminist โ†—โ†—โ†— push๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซย toย think more about important issues (like the impact of the gender binary on cis-men or trans people)?

key:

Male victim =ย ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ

Feminism =ย ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ

Movement =ย โ†—โ†—โ†—

The Impact of Tech Industry Masculinities

Several weeks ago, we talked about how Cooper thinks about ๐Ÿ‘”๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿ‘ฎ in the ๐Ÿ–ฅ๐Ÿ–ฅ. She mentions how many of the ๐Ÿ–ฅ๐Ÿ–ฅย men interviewed were victimized by ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ…ย earlier in their lives. In my question, I thought about the relationship between their ๐Ÿ‘”๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿ‘ฎ andย ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ…. In class, we talked about the way those ๐Ÿ–ฅ๐Ÿ–ฅย ๐Ÿ‘”๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿ‘ฎ, like those practiced by Mark Zuckerberg, are different from and similar to ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ…. We talked about the limited power that these men give to their wives, but the ways in which they are widely praised for their pursuit of ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ. ย In this way, the low standards that women and society at large creates for ๐Ÿ‘”๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿ‘ฎ leads to the creation of a system where men are praised heavily for their pursuit of ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ, even if they don’t show a strong commitment to the cause. With this in mind, are theseย ๐Ÿ–ฅ๐Ÿ–ฅ ๐Ÿ‘”๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿ‘ฎย more of a step towards ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ, or a threat to it?

Key:

Tech industry =ย ๐Ÿ–ฅ๐Ÿ–ฅ

Hegemonic masculinity =ย ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ…

Masculinities =๐Ÿ‘”๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿ‘ฎ

Gender equality =ย ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ซ