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Why does a pro-vegetarian organisation treat women like meat?

On Monday the high-profile animal rights organisation held a demonstration out the front of the George Street KFC, involving three young women wearing nothing but lacy knickers and nipple tape in a cage with the sign “Chicks Agree: Boycott KFC”.

Sydney Morning Herald

Time and time again PETA has unashamedly used tactics like these to get publicity and its revolting.

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Mr Mum just unrealistic

“as much as most fathers dearly love their children, the last thing they want is to spend all day, every day at home with them.

Usually that job goes hand in hand with perks such as being responsible for the household domestic duties.”

Herald Sun

Babies out

“THE strategic silences of feminism are having profound effects on society. For all the brilliant choices ushered in for women – the freedom to forge ahead with careers, to stay single, if that was their wish, not to be tied down by family and babies, if that was their choice – feminism failed women by refusing to inform them that their new-found choices came at a price.”

The Australian

It’s articles like this that make me dispair for the future of feminism. We owe so much to the feminists that came before us and yet people love to shit all over it. When did perfection become an attainable possibility? Thanks to In A Strange Land for leading me to the link.