Monthly Archives: October 2013

Mean girls test biases about women

“But the tragedy also reminds us of a basic truth often overlooked in our age of feminist consciousness: human cruelty knows no gender.” Continue reading

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Why men still can’t have it all

“Men in dual-income couples work outside the home eleven more hours a week than their working wives or partners do (forty-two to thirty-one), and when you look at the total weekly workload, including paid work outside the home and unpaid work inside the home, men and women are putting in roughly the same number of hours: fifty-eight hours for men and fifty-nine for women.” Continue reading

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Gender stereotyping finds new target

“The pigeonholing has largely turned, however. And now I’m growing impatient with the stereotyping of men – in TV shows, advertising, news media and lifestyle pages.” Continue reading

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Eek! A Male!

“We think we’re protecting our kids by treating all men as potential predators. But that’s not a society that’s safe. Just sick.” Continue reading

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A Classic Text on Gender–And It’s All Wrong (Or: Michael Kimmel is a fraud)

Michael Kimmel is a classic example of a feminist who lies to demonize men. If he is capable of being embarrassed, this commentary should make him turn purple. Continue reading

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