Category Archives: Sexual Harassment and Economic Harassment

Commentary on sexual harassment of women and commentary on economic harassment of men.

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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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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“Affirmative Consent”: The Sex Police on the Defensive

“The problem is that the “affirmative consent” message is currently being preached through both practical and moral intimidation: the fear of penalties and the fear that you may become an accidental rapist.” Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Debate Tests Feminist Concept of Rape

“But this controversy has revealed a fascinating fact: a lot of feminists who rail against “the rape culture” don’t actually practice the black-and-white, yes-or-no dogma that they preach—not even with regard to fiction.” Continue reading

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Sentence First, Verdict Afterward: The Obama Administration’s Continued War On Men

“But then came modern feminism, and in particular its foundational conviction, dating back at least to Susan Brownmiller’s Against Our Will (1975), that the prospect of sexual assault by men is a defining feature of the oppression of women for which male-dominated society generally, not just individual offenders, should take the rap.” Continue reading

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Is There a Cyber War on Women?

“To demand special protection on the grounds of women’s particular vulnerabilities is to turn female disempowerment into a self-fulfilling prophecy. When we casually assume that a woman suffers more harm from a nasty (or even sexually threatening) online comment than a man does from, say, castration threats and gibes about pedophilia or jeers about the death of his infant child, we’re not only being callous to men but upholding the very stereotypes of ‘the weaker sex’ that feminists supposedly deplore.” Continue reading

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