Category Archives: Men Who Just Don’t Get It

No use trying to “Lean In” — the pay gap is real

Welp, looks like one more sexist canard just bit the dust. When even the Torygraph is reporting this, you KNOW the gender gap in pay is real…and it’s the product of rampant sexism: The research, from the University of Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Why Robin Camp needs to go

If you ever wondered whether a so-called “independent judiciary” is really such a great thing as it’s cracked up to be, you might want to bear in mind how independent it really is not. And how it treats those of … Continue reading

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Brock Turner finally starts doing some real time

Bawwwww, my heart bleeds. Now he’s about to start facing a small, SMALL fraction of the stigma his victim will be feeling for the rest of her life. Looks good on you, asshole.

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Bare breasts and burkinis: The hypocrisies of Manuel Valls and France

“Liberty Guiding the People”, by Eugène Delacroix, 1830. This image has been often conflated with that of Marianne, an allegorical figure representing the French Republic, who is typically not shown with bare breasts. And she has also been misused recently … Continue reading

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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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