Man Haters

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By shooting Andy Warhol, Valerie Solanas embodied the reviled stereotype of the feminist man hater. Cristen and Caroline unpack the etymological root of misandry and the chilling effect of crying man hater.

Episode Sources:


"In the battle of the sexes, this word is a weapon"


"Andy Warhol shot by Factory actress Valerie Solanas"

"Solitary confinement"

"Layers of SCUM: Uncovering Valerie Solanas"

"The new misandry: Man-hating in 1972"

"Collecting male tears: Misandry and weaponized femininity on the internet"

"White girl privilege and the problem with blaming all men"

"The rise of the ironic man-hater"

"Men, get on board with misandry"

"Ironic misandry: Why feminists pretending to hate men isn't funny"

Academic Insights:

"Florynce 'Flo' Kennedy: The life of a black feminist radical." Sherie M. Randolph. UNC Press Books. 2015.