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  • Facebook Suspends Feminists for “Men are Scum” Posts, Drama Ensues

    12/05/2017 2:15:46 PM PST · by davikkm · 11 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    If you’re not up to date with the politically correct lingo, you should know that the concept of protected classes was created by leftists and it’s pretty much similar with the notion of identity politics. Basically, a protected class, whether we’re talking about minorities (blacks, Hispanics, “people of color”) or women/transgenders/gays/lesbians/whatever sexual so-called oppressed minority by the “patriarchy” (it all relates to Marx’s class war with a twist, now it’s a gender/sex/ethnicity war but the scope is the same, divide and conquer) has immunity/protection from  “hate crime laws” which are destroying conservative movements on the Internet (Facebook, YouTube are cracking...
  • In wake of Weinstein, men wonder if hugging women still OK

    12/04/2017 1:37:45 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 100 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 4, 4:28 PM EST | By JOHN ROGERS
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Steve Wyard thought he knew what sexual harassment looked like: a put-out-or-lose-your-job overture. Now he's not so sure. "Have we gotten to the point now where men can't say, 'That's a nice dress' or 'Did you do something with your hair?'" says the veteran sales associate for a Los Angeles company. "The potential problem is you can't even feel safe saying, 'Good morning' anymore." But he says his wife, the CEO at a health maintenance organization, got a complaint from a woman just last month who believed a fellow employee was getting too personal. "It turned...
  • Gender-based insults to become a legal offence, says Macron

    12/02/2017 10:30:13 AM PST · by GonzoII · 33 replies
    France 24 ^ | 2017-11-27
    French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday unveiled measures aimed at educating the public and schoolchildren about sexism and violence against women and improving police support for victims. During his campaign Macron, who won the presidential election in May, promised to rethink sexual politics and gender equality, which he made a national cause for his five-year mandate. The Harvey Weinstein scandal in the United States has accelerated a rethink of attitudes towards sexual harassment in France, a country that cherishes its self-image as the land of seduction and romance.
  • Trinity College Dublin to phase out term "freshman" for sake of gender inclusiveness

    11/30/2017 9:15:32 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Irish Central ^ | November 29, 2017 03:10 PM | Irish Central Staff
    Trinity College Dublin, one of Ireland’s most prestigious universities, has announced that it will phase out use of the term “Freshman” in favor of the more gender-neutral “Fresh.” Currently, first and second year students at Trinity are referred to as “junior freshmen” and “senior freshmen.” The school’s Vice-Provost Chris Morash and Student Union President Kevin Keane shared the news in a mass email sent on Tuesday. They noted that the change stems from a proposal from Trinity’s Equality Committee that “the title given to first and second year undergraduates students be changed from ‘Freshman’ to the gender-neutral term ‘Fresh.’” […]...
  • The War on Men

    11/30/2017 1:12:13 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 31 replies ^ | November 30, 2017 | Laura Hollis
    This is going to be an unpopular opinion, offered as it is in a maelstrom of headlines and revelations -- many long overdue -- about powerful men who have sexually abused, harassed, assaulted or otherwise exploited others. Each day brings new allegations, and nearly every day, more heads roll. But obscured behind the legitimate outrage against sexual predators is an unceasing cultural onslaught against men that should concern us every bit as much as the predation dominating the news. I am absolutely not referring to current efforts to expose the men accused of sexual harassment or assault. I am speaking...
  • Womanspreading is now a thing

    11/28/2017 12:17:01 PM PST · by 4Runner · 103 replies
    Moneyish ^ | November 26, 2017 | Jeanette Settembre
    Celebs are taking a stand against manspreading — the annoying habit men have of obnoxiously spreading their legs too far apart while sitting, especially on a public bus or train — by uncrossing their legs. Womanspreading is the new female power stance taking over Instagram where ladies crouch or sit down in an open leg position and casually vogue for the camera. “Women are realizing they don’t have to conform to any so called ‘appropriate ladylike’ way to sit,” pop culture expert Valerie Greenberg tells Moneyish. “It’s a movement that says we’re equally powerful.”
  • The Unexamined Brutality of the Male Libido (NY Slimes)

    11/26/2017 5:42:39 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 63 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | November 25, 2017 | STEPHEN MARCHE
    After weeks of continuously unfolding abuse scandals, men have become, quite literally, unbelievable. What any given man might say about gender politics and how he treats women are separate and unrelated phenomena. Liberal or conservative, feminist or chauvinist, woke or benighted, young or old, found on Fox News or in The New Republic, a man’s stated opinions have next to no relationship to behavior. Through sheer bulk, the string of revelations about men from Bill Cosby to Roger Ailes to Harvey Weinstein to Louis C.K. to Al Franken and, this week, to Charlie Rose and John Lasseter, have forced men...
  • Male-Female Relations Are Approaching the Status of Race Relations

    11/17/2017 12:51:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 104 replies
    Rush ^ | November 17, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Okay. I just have one more thing here before we swerve back into the sexual harassment story. And I have to tell you, folks, there’s a part of this that is beginning to make me nervous, as an umbrella thing, not specifically. I’m just spotting a trend, and I know you have too. I’m sure I’m not the only person in this crowd. But you know, this business of sexual abuse is quickly approaching the same dynamics as racism in our culture. And just as racism is a horrible thing to be accused of, and depending on how it’s...
  • Prof declares that 'masculinity itself' is 'the problem'

    10/31/2017 5:48:37 AM PDT · by C19fan · 59 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | October 30, 2017 | Toni Airaksinen
    A feminist professor at Occidental College recently argued that men must renounce their masculinity and “denounce anyone who chooses to identify with it.” Lisa Wade, a sociology professor at Occidental, published an essay for Public Books calling for people to “attack masculinity directly” to help the nation survive in the wake of President Trump, who she says perpetuates a “vile enactment of masculinity.”
  • Study Says Tinder Enforces ‘Ancient’ Dating Behavior; Women Want Status, Men Want Looks

    10/30/2017 1:46:21 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 38 replies
    MRC TV ^ | October 27, 2017 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    A recent study of the behavior of Tinder users says the app allegedly reinforces “ancient mating behaviour” because -- shockingly -- women want high-status men and men want good-looking women. The Scotsman reports psychologists at the University of Aberdeen studied the Tinder behavior of 20-somethings and found that men wanted women who were physical attractive, while women sought out signifiers of status, such as “good career prospects, stability and intelligence.” Dr Mirjam Brady-Van den Bos said the results reveal “we haven’t really changed in all those millennia of evolution.” “Tinder is seen as a sophisticated but artificial way of meeting...
  • Are you weak if you make your man a sandwich? This is why real men don’t marry feminists

    10/17/2017 11:44:13 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 82 replies
    Fox ^ | 10/17/2017
    Have you ever made your husband a sandwich? If so, you should be ashamed of yourself. Don't you realize such behavior sets women back decades? That's the message of a new article in The Daily Telegraph, entitled "When making a sandwich is a crime against feminism," about an Australian woman named Maddie who asked a Facebook group of 26,186 mothers whether anyone had some yummy alternatives for her husband's lunches, which she said she makes for him every day. Now that's what anyone I know would call a nice wife. But that's not what Maddie was called on Facebook. Instead,...
  • Feminist Gloria Steinem: ‘Gender Was Invented in Order to Control Reproduction’

    10/03/2017 5:38:52 PM PDT · by markomalley · 104 replies
    CNS News ^ | 10/3/17 | Melanie Arter
    In a speech Sunday at the March for Racial Justice rally on the National Mall, feminist Gloria Steinem said “gender was invented” to control women and reproduction and that “race was invented … to justify colonialism and slavery.” “So all the women in the world are in some degree of trouble, because it’s all about controlling reproduction. It’s the why of it. Did you ever wonder why? Yeah I mean, the first step in every hierarchy is patriarchy in order to control reproductive,” Steinem said. “So, and racism, caste in India, class. It all makes it much worse, because to...
  • Woman Marries Herself After 20 Years Looking for Mr Right

    09/30/2017 1:46:12 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 80 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | September 29, 2017
    By Bang Published Friday, September 29, 2017 A desperate bride married herself after searching for 20 years to find Mr Right. Laura Mesi, 40, arranged a wedding in Lissone, in Italy, where she married herself in a one-off ceremony, because she had struggled to find love after 20 years, the La Repubblica newspaper reports. The fitness instructor had reportedly always dreamed of having a fairytale wedding, and she made her own wishes come true as she donned a traditional wedding dress, had a group of bridesmaids by her side and a ring that she gave to herself on her special...
  • Many couples are trapped in sexless marriages

    09/30/2017 12:49:02 PM PDT · by BJ1 · 186 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 07/03/2017 | Monique Roffey
    But slowly, over the course of six years, our physical relationship dwindled to nothing. I buried it because I had no idea how to talk about it, let alone fix it. Those years were pre-internet and pre-social media; I couldn’t simply tap my problem into Google and find answers. It’s agonising to be in a relationship full of love and lacking in sex. It’s a tragedy, in fact, or it was for me. And a sexless relationship carries a lot of shame. Just as having too much sex is taboo, so is having none. I kept quiet. Instead, my repressed...
  • Why So Many Women Cheat on Their Husbands

    09/21/2017 9:16:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 201 replies
    One of the more interesting facts in Esther Perel’s new book, State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity, comes near the beginning. Since 1990, notes the psychoanalyst and writer, the rate of married women who report they’ve been unfaithful has increased by 40 percent, while the rate among men has remained the same. More women than ever are cheating, she tells us, or are willing to admit that they are cheating — and while Perel spends much of her book examining the psychological meaning, motivation, and impact of these affairs, she offers little insight into the significance of the rise itself. So...
  • Macron to Ban Men from Wolf Whistling/Asking Women for Phone# Wants to End Macho Culture in France

    09/20/2017 8:39:21 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 65 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 9/20/2017 | Julianne Robinson
    Emmanuel Macron wants to ban men from following women and asking for their phone number under new plans to end the 'macho' culture in France. A working party set up by, Marlene Schiappa, the under-secretary for gender equality, is looking to produce legislation making it illegal to harass people in a public place - and this could mean outlawing wolf-whistles.
  • Number of stay-at-home dads falls as novelty of being a 'new man' wears off

    09/14/2017 4:55:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 37 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | September 13, 2017 | Olivia Rudgard
    For years the number of stay-at-home dads has been rising, as more men take on responsibility for looking after the home and family.  But now the trend appears to be reversing, with the number falling sharply to a three-year low - and experts say the novelty of being a "new man" could be wearing off. 
  • At Google, Employee-Led Effort Finds Men Are Paid More Than Women

    09/09/2017 4:43:56 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 24 replies
    New York Times ^ | September 8, 2017 | DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI
    SAN FRANCISCO — Female employees are paid less than male staff members at most job levels within Google, and the pay disparity extends as women climb the corporate ladder, according to data compiled by employees that provide a snapshot of salary information at the internet giant. A spreadsheet, obtained by The New York Times, contains salary and bonus information for 2017 that was shared by about 1,200 United States Google employees, or about 2 percent of the company’s global work force. While Google said the data painted an incomplete picture of how people are paid, the salary details shared by...
  • Maybe you should just be single

    09/05/2017 2:33:53 PM PDT · by BJ1 · 63 replies
    NewStatesmen ^ | 02/16/2017 | Laurie Penny
    Mid-February is the most frigid time of year, so it’s always seemed apt that that this is when they choose to hold the highest holy day of the cult of coupledom. If you’re reading this, there’s a not insignificant chance that you are one or several of the following: a) young b) female c) single or d) nauseated by the sheer volume of saccharine romantic propaganda sloshing around the public sphere at this particular time of year. But none of us live outside culture, and feeling frustrated on Valentine’s Day doesn’t make you stupid or duped or a mindless drone...
  • Staying single not good for demographics

    09/05/2017 2:09:53 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 16 replies
    China Daily ^ | September 5, 2017 | Mu Guangzong
    The challenges and potential business opportunities China's nearly 200 million "single population" has given rise to have been making headlines for some time now. Single population refers to the group of people who are not married despite reaching the legal marriageable age, and those that are divorced or widowed. According to China's population and employment statistical yearbook 2015, the total single population aged above 20-people who are unable to get married as well as those that choose to remain single-was about 140 million in 2014. According to a survey in 2015 more than 58 million people in China live alone...