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Critical Responses to Emma Watson speech to the UN

My colleague Kenton Bell compiled these two useful lists, one on 'Critical Responses to Emma Watson speech to the UN' and the other on 'Additional pop-cultural readings asking and answering the question: Can Men be Feminists?'.

Critical Responses to Emma Watson speech to the UN.
• “The Most Important Words in Emma Watson's Speech Were About Masculinity” by Nicki Cole
o http://sociology.about.com/od/Current-Events-in-Sociological-Context/fl/...
• “Emma Watson Speech Hardly a Game-changer” by Clementine Ford
o http://www.theage.com.au/comment/emma-watson-speech-hardly-a-gamechanger...
• “#HeForShe, Domestic Violence, and Privileging Male Allies” by Kenneth Kolb
o http://thesocietypages.org/girlwpen/2014/10/01/heforshe-domestic-violenc...
• “Is This #HEFORSHE Video Helping Feminism?” by Tom Megginson
o http://thesocietypages.org/socimages/?s=emma+watson
• “Why I’m Not Really Here For Emma Watson’s Feminism Speech At the U.N.” by Mia McKenzie
o http://www.blackgirldangerous.org/2014/09/im-really-emma-watsons-feminis...
• “Emma Watson’s UN speech: What our Reaction says about Feminism” by Michelle Smith
o http://theconversation.com/emma-watsons-un-speech-what-our-reaction-says...
• “Sorry, Emma Watson, but HeForShe Is Rotten for Men” by Cathy Young
o http://time.com/3432838/emma-watson-feminism-men-women/

Additional pop-cultural readings asking and answering the question: Can Men be Feminists?
• “Can Men Really be Feminists?” By Noah Berlatsky
o http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2014/06/men-can-be-feminists...
• “Does Feminism Need men?” by Raina Lipsitz
o http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2014/7/does-feminism-needmen.html
• “FAQ: Can men be feminists?”
o http://finallyfeminism101.wordpress.com/2007/03/19/faq-can-men-be-femini...
• “Men can be Feminists but it’s Actually Really Hard Work” by Katie McDonough
o http://www.salon.com/2014/06/09/men_can_be_feminists_but_its_actually_re...