Category Archives: Male “Power” and “Privilege”

Here’s the speech students at Williams College were too outraged and offended to hear

“The feminist elite is comprised of left-leaning professors, journalists, writers, psychologists, actresses and lawyers whose beliefs have seeped into the culture to such a degree that anyone who takes a non-feminist view of any topic is branded either sexist or a misogynist. This group uses their clout to bully people into silence, and the result is a lack of reasonable dialogue.” Continue reading

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Campus Sexual Assault and a Modern “Crucible”

eplace “fear of the supernatural” with “fear of the hidden demons of patriarchal oppression,” and you have today’s American campus. Continue reading

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Man, weeping

“One of our most firmly entrenched ideas of masculinity is that men don’t cry. Although he might shed a discreet tear at a funeral, and it’s acceptable for him to well up when he slams his fingers in a car door, a real man is expected to quickly regain control. Sobbing openly is strictly for girls.” Continue reading

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The Unbearable Lightness of Mattress Feminism

“After an allegedly brutal attack, she refused to press criminal charges, saying it would be “too draining”—strange, given that she had the raw and obsessive energy to cart a mattress around all day for two semesters—and sent intimate and cutesy texts to Paul Nungesser, the young man she accused, in the months following the alleged assault.” Continue reading

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College feminists once again making men the guardians of female safety

“Now someone who asks a male if he has a condom, who conspires with him to have sex, who announces to a friend that she intends to have sex, who voluntarily goes to his dorm room in order to have sex, who has sex through no coercion or force on the male’s part, is as voluntary and responsible an agent in that sex act as the male.

Any male on the receiving end of such behavior is going to rightly assume that he is facing a willing and consenting partner. And yet Occidental, under investigation from the Obama administration for ignoring sexual violence (a baseless charge), found John guilty of assault and expelled him.” Continue reading

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Do women really want men to play an equal role in parenting?

Could the answer be that, as the young mother told me all those years ago, “Women will never give up control of their own children.” Continue reading

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The war on rape: the logic of the lynch mob returns

“Wars on rape have been declared before, and often for deeply reactionary reasons, having the effect of harming society rather than helping women.” Continue reading

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