Monthly Archives: June 2012

Women are not always the ‘gentler sex’

If we don’t take women’s violence and abuse seriously, why should we take women’s opinions seriously? After all, what is an act of violence but an opinion acted out? Continue reading

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The Love/Respect Dynamic

“It’s less true now than in the past, yet, even today, both sexes are apt to find that developing qualities too closely associated with the opposite sex only works against them.” Continue reading

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The PayCheck Fairness Act Is the Wrong Fix

“…[W]ould this legislation that is potentially damaging to businesses have been the thing to cause a real societal shift in the way women’s and men’s careers and work are valued? I have a hard time believing that.” Continue reading

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Who will pay more? Gender discrimination in health insurance costs

“Women, in general, pay lower auto insurance premiums. Women shouldn’t have to subsidize the risky driving behaviors of men, and men shouldn’t have to subsidize the health care decisions of women.” Continue reading

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Judged bashes Probation Department for gender bias in favor of leniency for girls

“Hunt claims PAT routinely rewards girls with 14 extra points for gender alone, while boys get 0.” Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble removes man from children’s books section

“He said ‘You cannot stay. This is not an area where men are allowed to be by themselves.’” This is yet another example of how society, while demanding women’s full integration in the world of work, still often tries to push men out of the world of children by assuming, as in this case, that every male will molest a child if given the chance. Continue reading

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Catharine MacKinnon: Reduced to Redundancy?

Catharine MacKinnon has for decades stacked the deck against men in her psychologically abusive tracts, all the while missing a crucial point about porn. Continue reading

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