Monthly Archives: January 2012

How Time magazine lied about workplace violence

When reporting on gender issues, the media sometimes misrepresent statistics in a way that severely disfigures the reality of the sexes. Continue reading

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Beyond macho: defining a man’s world

The hurtful stereotype: “The physical, political, and economic power that a small percentage of men do wield renders women ‘either unwilling or unable to see men as fully human beings, people who can indeed be hurt both individually and collectively.'” Continue reading

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Debunking myth of male power

“It’s not appropriate to have a women’s movement liberating women and condemning men, or a men’s movement liberating men and condemning women.” Continue reading

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Segregating Children From Men

Western culture has so thoroughly identified maleness itself with violence and abuse that major airlines feel free to openly treat them as predators. Continue reading

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The Greater Outrage for Female Victims of Governments’ Brutality Perpetuates Risk to Both Sexes

The international community must express an equal outrage for male victims of atrocities and other abuses. Continue reading

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Even the very young enforce gender roles of adults

Does it mean as well that even an adolescent, normally docile girl believes she has the freedom — and the power — to rip into a full-grown man like a junkyard dog, and denounce him effectively with “How dare you let the gender roles get turned around!”? Continue reading

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“Wives belong at home with the kids”

When someone says, “Wives belong at home with the children,” many people, especially ideological feminists and liberal journalists, go ballistic over the sexism they see directed only at women. Continue reading

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