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Ask Dr. Helen: Does Society Encourage Genital Assault Against Men?
Pajamas Media ^ | April 27 | Helen Smith

Posted on 04/28/2010 11:19:36 AM PDT by AJKauf

No one notices or cares about violence against men’s genitals, except to poke fun of those men who are kicked or hit in the balls. People even make fun of men whose penises are severed, as in the case of John Wayne Bobbitt. I think Kevin is correct — no one cares or deals much with the trauma this act may cause to men. I often see shows where a man is kicked in the groin and this is often depicted as funny or “no big deal.” Imagine the uproar if a women were punched in the breast on a television show. It is unthinkable....

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: assault; males

1 posted on 04/28/2010 11:19:36 AM PDT by AJKauf
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To: AJKauf

Just man up.

Take it like a man.


2 posted on 04/28/2010 11:20:32 AM PDT by El Sordo (The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.)
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To: AJKauf
Now, children . . . .


3 posted on 04/28/2010 11:24:23 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: AJKauf

As I ponder the very real threat that we are losing our country and other such things, it is comforting to me to know that someone is thinking about my balls. Although, I would rather is wasn’t some guy named Kevin.


4 posted on 04/28/2010 11:25:40 AM PDT by Gator113 (I do not want Obama just IMPEACHED... I want him IMPRISONED. Are we there yet? 2010-2012)
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To: El Sordo
Just man up. Take it like a man.

Even better: become a master of The World's Least Popular Martial Art.

5 posted on 04/28/2010 11:26:10 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: AJKauf
Ask Doctor Helen....


6 posted on 04/28/2010 11:26:50 AM PDT by WakeUpAndVote (Drill baby, drill!)
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To: AJKauf
She has a point. What comes to my mind immediately, is the story from last year where a gaggle of women who were all sleeping with the same married man, kidnapped, bound and super-glued his -ahem- junk, to his leg.

As I recall, that was met with tremendous laughter on shows like "The View". Imagine if a man who caught his wife in bed with another man, super-glued her breasts together, or other things. I imagine, that wouldn't be met with as much elation. Just a guess.

7 posted on 04/28/2010 11:28:36 AM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: colorado tanker

In before all the picures .... never mind :(


8 posted on 04/28/2010 11:28:55 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: AJKauf

9 posted on 04/28/2010 11:30:58 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: AJKauf

Don’t join in this moral equivalency and don’t whine like a feminist if some guy gets his balls glued together because his mistress is angry. If the hags on the VIEW joke about it, while showing anger when similar things happen to women, it actually proves they agree with me - Men ARE the stronger sex.

And if a band of rogue women somewhere want to try and mutilate my genitals, let them try.


11 posted on 04/28/2010 11:37:33 AM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded, my brains fell out.)
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To: colorado tanker

OMG, where DID you find that?


12 posted on 04/28/2010 11:39:14 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG

Shhh. Don’t tell anyone, but Mr. Google is a close personal friend . . .


13 posted on 04/28/2010 11:47:21 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: AJKauf

To me this falls into the same distasteful bucket of:

(1) men in commercials are poorly dressed, poorly groomed idiots, jerks and social misfits being eye-rolled by women who REALLY know what’s right.

(2) women on TV slapping/punching/physically assaulting men and it is ALWAYS portrayed as justified.

(3) as above, but change justified to “funny”

(4) petite women who can engage a large, physically fit man in hand-to-hand ‘combat’ or martial arts and readily beat him to a pulp. Having been in martial arts years ago, I can tell you that without surprise there wasn’t a woman capable of hitting me hard enough to knock me down/ out. Notwithstanding a kick to the gonads which was prohibited.

(5) men are pigs constantly reinforced

(6) fathers are abusers and/or un-needed

(7) masculinity is an illness unless you want a jely jar opened

(8) the women in Home Depot/Lowes/Sears/Ace know more about tools and trades than men.

(9) MEn ought to be cowed by the women in their lives

(10) Strong men are bad, strong women are good.

but to sum it all up, yeah, it pi$$es me off to see this depicted as no big deal on TV.


14 posted on 04/28/2010 11:57:36 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur)
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To: OldDeckHand

Glued his junk to his leg? I wish mine could reach my leg ;o)


15 posted on 04/28/2010 12:02:15 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: AJKauf
Come on...I can't believe no one else out there has recognized this as a very good satire of our victiomhood society. This is more Oprah than Oprah.
16 posted on 04/28/2010 12:07:22 PM PDT by Red Dog #1
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To: colorado tanker

Is that real???? WTF?


17 posted on 04/28/2010 12:07:46 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Thinking of using 911 for protection? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: OldDeckHand

While the author has a very valid point about the double standard, the guy who kept a harem and cheated on his wife and girlfriends is not in the same category.

As one freeper said, he should have thanked whatever deity he calls god that that was all they did to him.

I certainly have a lot less sympathy for him that others who are legitimately injured for no good reason.

And sorry, I laughed at that one.


18 posted on 04/28/2010 12:09:25 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: metmom
And sorry, I laughed at that one.

Fair enough. But, if the roles were completely reversed - a married woman who was carrying on with multiple sexual partners - was kidnapped by those partners, bound to a bed in a hotel room with her - well, you know - glued together, would anyone believe that to be funny?

My comment was intended as an endorsement of that creeps behavior. I meant to underscore the double-standard with respect to violence against women v. violence against men.

19 posted on 04/28/2010 12:12:24 PM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: colorado tanker

Ha! We had a lot of those books when the kids were small but somehow we missed that one ;-)


20 posted on 04/28/2010 12:13:17 PM PDT by GATOR NAVY ("The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen." -Dennis Prager)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I found the image on a blog, so it’s real, but I strongly suspect it’s a photoshop. :-))


21 posted on 04/28/2010 12:15:35 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: AJKauf

I’ve heard “Ow! My Balls!” on the Violence Channel gets boffo ratings...


22 posted on 04/28/2010 12:15:51 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: colorado tanker

I guess I knew deep down it was shopped, but it looked so real.


23 posted on 04/28/2010 12:20:23 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Thinking of using 911 for protection? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: AJKauf

I need to go dig out my John Wayne Bobbitt “Love Hurts” t-shirt....


24 posted on 04/28/2010 12:21:23 PM PDT by Bean Counter (The man who sits on the most exhaulted throne is still seated on his own arse, (Anon))
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To: OldDeckHand
But, if the roles were completely reversed - a married woman who was carrying on with multiple sexual partners - was kidnapped by those partners, bound to a bed in a hotel room with her - well, you know - glued together, would anyone believe that to be funny?

I'd still have the same lack of sympathy for her as the guy.

25 posted on 04/28/2010 12:21:41 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Red in Blue PA; GraceG
It seems there are quite a few of images like that out there....

Google Image Search for Bernstain Bears

This one is a little unnerving:


26 posted on 04/28/2010 12:22:55 PM PDT by ravingnutter
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To: OldDeckHand

I understand what you were objecting to and I find it objectionable to the point of disgusting.

That is one of the main reasons I don’t watch TV any more. I can’t stand the way men and women are portrayed.


27 posted on 04/28/2010 12:23:31 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: AJKauf

That article just kind of leaps out at ya and nails ya right in the .. uhhh.. (must read article.. take 2 tylenols first)


28 posted on 04/28/2010 12:23:37 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Chuck DeVore - CA Senator. Believe.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Having read my share of those things, it really does look real!


29 posted on 04/28/2010 12:31:10 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: AJKauf

I do agree that there is a double-standard, but I’m sorry, seeing someone get hit in the crotch really is funny (with a few exceptions). That, and being tasered.

It’s a guy thing.


30 posted on 04/28/2010 1:01:58 PM PDT by scott7278 ("...I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have liked." BHO)
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To: El Sordo

Americans cheer on the prison rape of men. Disgusting.


31 posted on 04/28/2010 9:36:25 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: OldDeckHand
But, if the roles were completely reversed - a married woman who was carrying on with multiple sexual partners - was kidnapped by those partners, bound to a bed in a hotel room with her - well, you know

For some reason your comment reminds me of this:


32 posted on 04/28/2010 9:46:55 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the occupation media.)
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