Australia 'It was an attack on feminism'

20:51  04 july  2018
20:51  04 july  2018 Source:   9news.com.au

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Then last week Beijing shut down an art exhibition on violence against women. One report stated, “China’s nascent feminist movement has been As for why the recent art exhibition was shut down, Broussard said it ’s unlikely to be related to feminism since a similar exhibition, the End Violence

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A man charged with vandalising the memorial of murdered comedian Eurydice Dixon said he did it as “an attack on feminism”.

Ms Dixon was allegedly raped and murdered while walking home through a park home last month.

Andrew Nolch told The Age he “planned on getting caught” when he allegedly spray-painted a lewd symbol on Ms Dixon’s memorial the night before a vigil was held for the 22-year-old.

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“I was upset, and I want to make this clear, this was not a person attack at all…this was purely an attack on feminism, on mainstream media for hijacking a vaccine-causing issue and turning it into a men are bad, women’s rights issue,” he told the newspaper.

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Feminism , its loudest proponents vow, is about fighting for equality. Yet a lot of feminist rhetoric today does cross the line from attacks on sexism into attacks on men, with a As for “mansplaining,” these days it seems to mean little more than a man making an argument a woman dislikes.

At one of the first feminist confer­ ences on pornography. it was the female director of the ACLU's San Diego chapter who arranged to have an (Sheila Jeffreys. and the values produced by this revolution are the values now being promoted by the sexual liber­ als in their attack again on feminism .

“Mr Nolch repeatedly cited the discredited theory that vaccines caused autism,” The Age said, adding he said it was “worth causing hurt to get his message across”.

Mr Nolch, who said he was 29, although police said he was 31, describes himself as an independent Scientologist and former comedian.

Ms Dixon was an emerging comedian, and her friends said Mr Nolch was known to them.

He previously hosted a comedy show and a podcast about conspiracy theories and Scientology

He said he is no longer perusing stand-up because his anti-vaccination stance was not welcomed in comedic circles.

Mr Nolch was arrested last month over the vandalism and has been granted bail.

He is expected to appear in court next month.

Jaymes Todd, 19, has been charged with Ms Dixon’s rape and murder.


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