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    Posted on Sep 26, 2014

    25 Things That Happen When You Talk About Feminism On The Internet

    Please do tell me more about why feminism is sexist. *block*

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    1. You are immediately told that you are wrong. Usually by a man.

    2. But #notallmen.

    3. You're accused of MISANDRY.

    4. (And sometimes even FISHANDRY.)

    #NotAllFish

    5. Somebody sounds the Oppressed White Male alarm.

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    6. And you're just like.

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    7. You will probably get accused of something called "reverse sexism".

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    8. Someone brings up Saudi Arabia.

    Feminists in the Western world should go to Saudi Arabia to fight real gender inequality like women getting fined for driving themselves.

    Robert Hart@Rjhart77

    Feminists in the Western world should go to Saudi Arabia to fight real gender inequality like women getting fined for driving themselves.

    7:53 PM - 16 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    9. ...or some other country, telling us that other women have much bigger problems.

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    As if they're doing anything to support those women.

    10. Someone will mansplain what feminism actually is to you.

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    11. And tell you what the real problem with feminism is.

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    SO interesting, tell me more.

    12. Anti-feminists start making all sorts of claims about "logic".

    @Hidoshi @JustLaurenB a male feminist...this defies all logic. All feminism defies logic, actually.

    PhilS.@mistaphill

    @Hidoshi @JustLaurenB a male feminist...this defies all logic. All feminism defies logic, actually.

    4:45 PM - 21 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Take equality of the sexes to its logical end. Should men not have equal "reproductive rights"? Forced fatherhood? Chew on that feminists.

    Lisa B.@politeracy

    Take equality of the sexes to its logical end. Should men not have equal "reproductive rights"? Forced fatherhood? Chew on that feminists.

    10:35 PM - 27 Jan 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

    @madrugadita @amazingatheist not shaving your armpits is empowerment, not shaving your facial hair is neckbeard, nice logic from feminism

    Captain Draco@DracoToxx

    @madrugadita @amazingatheist not shaving your armpits is empowerment, not shaving your facial hair is neckbeard, nice logic from feminism

    6:39 PM - 18 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    13. Someone will argue that one feminist celebrity is a better feminist than another.

    14. And then obviously someone will bring up Beyoncé and then the conversation completely changes from whatever you were actually talking about to just Bey.

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    15. Someone you know in real life will give a smug response to your writing, which only proves they haven't read it.

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    16. People might say you're bossy, pushy, over-emotional, or even (gasp) menstruating.

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    17. And call you a delightful combination of names.

    18. Someone will question whether you're a good feminist or a bad feminist.

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    "Yeah she's written about this before, she clearly just doesn't get it."

    19. And someone will decide that, no, you're not a very good feminist.

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    And therefore your views don't count.

    20. And you're just like, well, actually:

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    So.

    21. Sometimes all the haters get to be a bit...much.

    22. But you become an expert at using the block button.

    23. And in the end, you always have the same feeling.

    24. And you're like, hey, internet:

    25. ...and then you get right back to work

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