Ever wished you had a Betty Friedan in your pocket, telling you when you said something horribly misogynistic?  Worry no more.

The tumblr  Is This Feminist?  takes a look at photos of women engaging in common activities and tells you why these acts subliminally reinforce the oppressive male patriarchy. And why you are a horrible person for thinking otherwise. Case in point:

This woman is dancing in a club. IS THIS FEMINIST?

What is she dancing to? Are the lyrics sexist? Does this sexy tune exclude the experiences of asexuals? Dancing to Le Tigre may not be enough. One of them is married to a guy who used to have sexist lyrics in his music, which makes their beats triggering for some. PROBLEMATIC.

But Is this Feminist? doesn’t just commit itself to the plight of one marginalized group. The blog devotes itself to the plight of animals…

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