On January 21st 2013 (MLK Day), A Voice for Men used the words, “privileged white bitches in our dust” to boast outranking Feministing.com via Alexa’s traffic data. AVfM’s tagline is “compassion for boys and men.”
Another url, Manboobz.com positions itself as a watchdog for this community. For example, a recent post exposed a commenter at The Spearhead who suggested something like prison “whorehouses” for women.
In the past few weeks, some MRAs have started to promote new acronyms: MHRA and MHRM, for Men’s Human Rights Activism and Men’s Human Rights Movement.
If you do a search for feminism on Youtube, the first result ironically is an anti-feminist video with more than 500,000 views from MRA (MHRA), Girl Writes What. Last week, this user posted a video discussing the name change, which she says encourages inclusiveness.
Is it purely a cosmetic change, or the signifier of a new direction?
Latest posts by Dani Pettas (see all)
- Obama, Biden Welcome Pope Francis / FEMEN Protests - Mar 14, 2013
- Pixelated Misogyny - Mar 9, 2013
- MRAs rebrand as ‘Men’s Human Rights Activists’ - Feb 27, 2013