The Misogyny Is Coming from Inside the House! – Feminist Frequency

The Misogyny Is Coming from Inside the House!

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Carolyn Petit

Managing Editor

Anita Sarkeesian

Executive Director and Buffy the Vampire Slayer Enthusiast

Ebony Adams

Operations Director and rogue snuffleupagus

What happens when the misogyny is coming from INSIDE THE HOUSE?!

Often, when feminists raise the issue of internalized misogyny, we’re berated as sex-negative prudes who just want to oppress women all over again. But that’s hardly the case. In this episode of The FREQ Show, we break down exactly what we mean–and what we DON’T mean–when we refer to internalized misogyny, and we demonstrate why confronting the problem of internalized misogyny is so important to achieving the overall goals of feminism.

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