Category Archives: Male “Power” and “Privilege”

A rape epidemic — by women?

“If the CDC figures are to be taken at face value, then we must also conclude that, far from being a product of patriarchal violence against women, “rape culture” is a two-way street, with plenty of female perpetrators and male victims.” Continue reading

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U.S. Colleges’ Sexual Assault Crusade

“Why then if an undergraduate is accused of sexual assault or rape — heinous crimes for which the criminal justice system can send the convicted to jail for many years — do colleges and universities routinely convene committees of professors, students, and administrators to investigate, judge, and punish?” Continue reading

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is widely promoted but won’t achieve much

You could argue, reflecting on President Obama’s approach, that the promoters of Walk a Mile protect women’s image in the way that conservative patriots protect America’s image as morally superior to other nations. Continue reading

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When Men Are Raped

“A new study reveals that men are often the victims of sexual assault, and women are often the perpetrators.” Continue reading

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Feminism as hate speech, and no, that’s not hyperbole

“Dehumanization: when you subscribe to the idea that all of group A are evil and all of group B are innocent.” Continue reading

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5 Feminist Myths That Will Not Die

“The idea that American men are annually enslaving more than 100,000 girls, sending millions of women to emergency rooms, sustaining a rape culture and cheating women out of their rightful salary creates rancor in true believers and disdain in those who would otherwise be sympathetic allies.” Continue reading

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America’s 10 Deadliest Jobs: Male Dominated

Over the last 20 years, of the tens of thousands of reports, editorials, and commentaries on the gender wage gap, maybe five mentioned the gender work death rate. Continue reading

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