Category Archives: Men Who Just Don’t Get It

Of burkinis and bans

“Hypocrisy on the beach: ‘We’re looking for ostentatious religious signs…’ ‘Have you seen any burkinis or veiled Muslim women?’” Not wanting to be one of those suffocatingly silent white feminists who have no opinion (or worse, a veiled bigoted opinion) … Continue reading

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Quotable: Adam Van Koeverden on sexism in sports coverage

“If men don’t call out men when we are being sexist, then we are not a part of the solution, and the problem persists. So here I am, calling out my friend Adam Kreek. Adam, you were sexist on television … Continue reading

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Mexican cardinal offers bizarre sex-ed lesson

Mexican cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera is a powerful man in the Catholic hierarchy. And, like so many of his ilk, he has some mighty…er…interesting notions about human sexuality and the functions of the body: The Roman Catholic Church and its … Continue reading

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Quotable: Wanda Sykes on racism, “reverse racism”, and karma

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Jian Ghomeshi is sorry, you guys.

Hey, everyone. Not feeling well tonight, so this is gonna be quick. Jian Ghomeshi has apologized to, er, one of his victims, anyway: “I want to apologize to Ms. Borel for my behaviour towards her in the workplace,” Ghomeshi said … Continue reading

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Rape culture, en français…

Seen on Facebook, on a friend’s wall: “For me, rape is something women invented. As soon as a man gets urges, a woman should let him do it.” And the responses, on the right, respectively: “Rape isn’t anything serious, as … Continue reading

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A few random thoughts on the Ghomeshi fiasco

So. This happened. It’s not that I wasn’t expecting it to happen. Given the overall ineptitude of the Crown’s prosecution, and the ugly predilections of the judge as revealed in a previous (and very similar) case, it was pretty easy … Continue reading

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We want — no, NEED — to see Der Dongald

So, go on, Herr Drumpf…and show us your Drumpfling. (I can’t believe I just solicited an actual dickpic, much less of THAT dick. But there we go. We have officially gone there.)

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Clip ‘n’ Save: Some rape stats from France

“37% of the French think that the perpetrator of a rape is less responsible if the victim is wearing a sexy outfit. “20% think that ‘no’ often means ‘yes’. “30% of those between the ages of 18 and 24 say … Continue reading

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Animals vs. Der Donald

Cute cats, daffy dogs, and a majestic eagle all agree: Donald Trump is a piece of shit and must be stopped. Oh, and that orangutan in Borneo? He’s still waiting to get his pelt back off Der Donald’s head.

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