For Colored Girls Who Depended on Women Feminists When Men Feminists Were Grossly Inadequate

  I write this essay absolutely heart broken. I am at my wits' end. The power of socialization defeats me. And I reluctantly recognize, that only women will want women's freedom as badly as a person suffocating needs to take a breath. At the end of the day, the destructive power of sexism is merely … Continue reading For Colored Girls Who Depended on Women Feminists When Men Feminists Were Grossly Inadequate

Using Men As A Financial Plan Is Justified In A Sexist Society

The only time that sexist men care about the systematic disenfranchisement of women as a function of gender, is when they are negatively affected. I have to clarify, that while pictured, I am not calling M.anifest sexist. I have to clarify because the fragility of masculinity will have men crying, defending their reputation as "good … Continue reading Using Men As A Financial Plan Is Justified In A Sexist Society

Rape By Another Name: Coercive Sex In Ghanaian Society

When you live in a society that teaches men that their sexual satisfaction is more important that women's well-being, sexual coercion becomes normalized. As the picture indicates, many men in Ghanaian society are comfortable engaging in dirty tactics that seek to break women's will, rather than create a safe, secure, and comfortable setting for consensual … Continue reading Rape By Another Name: Coercive Sex In Ghanaian Society

Happy Fathers Day Ghanaian Men ! 5 Reasons Why Feminism Benefits Fathers.

Here at Ghana Feminism we wish a Happy Father's day to all fathers. You are trying your best, and we appreciate it. Here are 5 reasons why Feminist molds of masculinity allow for Better Parenthood.  1. Fathers are More Than An ATM  We encourage fathers to be viewed as more than just a source of … Continue reading Happy Fathers Day Ghanaian Men ! 5 Reasons Why Feminism Benefits Fathers.

Politics of Bodily Alterations: Why Bleaching Differs From Trans Body Modifications

To Sena, and those that genuinely seek answers. The suffering of Trans people is astronomical. In US and Canada, they are murdered at a rate higher than cis Black men. Trans people's life expectancy is reported at about 30 years old, while cis people live up to about 78.To maintain moral principles that require us … Continue reading Politics of Bodily Alterations: Why Bleaching Differs From Trans Body Modifications

Shaming Women With “Ashawo” Won’t Make Your Dick Bigger

https://twitter.com/obaa_boni/status/556881288326819841 Sexism is stealing Ghanaian women's orgasms in the following two ways. First, by attacking women for being sexual. Second, through a backward imagination of sex that causes your boyfriend to jam his penis into your unlubricated vagina repeatedly and overzealously, rabid rabbit style, until you begin quietly praying that this miserable experience masquerading as … Continue reading Shaming Women With “Ashawo” Won’t Make Your Dick Bigger

My Feminism Looks Like… Adwoa

A personal interview for an African Feminist Project

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Screen Shot 2015-05-22 at 13.04.331. Can you tell me a little about yourself?

Name is Adwoa, I am Ghanaian and I feast on the elixir of life: the souls of bigots. It nourishes me. Makes my hair thicker, skin sleeker, tongue sharper and pussy finer. I run the blog ghanafeminism.com and I’m a recent law school graduate. My only life goal is to reduce human suffering while maintaining personal happiness.

2. Who’s your favourite feminist?

My favorite feminist differs depending on how I feel on that day. Today it is former head of state of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara. Because Sankara did what no head of state has ever done, center women’s liberation as a foundational and necessary part of Burkina and equity.

3. What is your take on pornography?

I support sex work. And I acknowledge the unjust economic instituions, that take monopolize resources in ruling class men’s hands, such that their sexual…

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