Beyoncé, in the midst of an epic 15 minute medley at Sunday night’s MTV Video Music awards, performed her song “Flawless” in front of a giant screen blazoned with the word “FEMINIST”. And, as in her music video, the superstar sampled author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s speech on feminism and expectations for girls.
The zeitgeist is irrefutably feminist: its name literally in bright lights.
The guy asking to “play devil’s advocate” in a conversation about feminism really just wants permission to be an asshole.
PROTIP: If you can’t find any information on something, it’s probably because IT NEVER HAPPENED. For fuck’s sake people.
And for the record, because apparently it needs to be said: Men can be, and are - at alarming rates - raped. They need the same resources and support that survivors of any gender do.