Posts Tagged: mansplaining

Susan Sarandon, “Bernie Bro” Politics, and White Privilege


As a longtime fan, it pains me to say it, but Sarandon is everything that's wrong with mainstream, non-intersectional white feminism. ...more

Total Noise and Complete Saturation


For as long as I can remember I’ve been interested, in a clinical way, in silence. ...more

New Audiences, New Allies


Can mansplaining ever be productive? Flavorwire’s Sarah Seltzer suggests that while Jon Krakauer’s ignorance may be infuriating, his “show don’t tell” approach to writing about rape in Missoula might help readers see firsthand how structures of oppression operate:

Krakauer isn’t speaking to “us.” He’s speaking to his mainstream audience, and many of them are probably as ignorant as he admits he was.