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Movember Is Gingerist, Teenist And Racist But Makes Everyone Laugh At The New Statesman

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IT took two people – Arianne Shahvisi and Neil Singh – to crete The New Statesman’s beyond parody troll-baiting article:

Why Movember isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

One of the Movember mantras is: “Real men, growing real moustaches, talking about real issues”. The slogan is as misguided as its campaign: Movember is divisive, gender normative, racist and ineffective against some very real health issues.

I’ve always though so what for the grandstanding if it helps. But it turn out it’s all massive cone. This from the apparently serious political magazine that asked Russell Brand to edit it.

Here are a few of the best lines about Movember:

 …virtually none recognise the pernicious gendered and racial connotations carried by the practice.

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Posted: 6th, December 2013 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)