Category: men

“Bear, because If I got attacked by a bear people would believe me.”

https://www.cnn.com/2024/05/06/us/man-bear-safety-tiktok-question-cec/index.html

Man or Bear?

A Woman Who Left Society to Live With Bears Weighs in on “Man or Bear” Read esp from “I need to get away …”

Of Boys and Men, Richard. V. Reeves – Quotes and Notes

Reeves quotes Kristof and WuDunn about the recent trend (which started in the 2010s): “Men in particular felt the loss not only of income but also of dignity that accompanied a good job.” from Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (p62) Poor babies.  Need I point out that women would not …

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sexual assault in the military

from “Dishonorable Behavior” Elizabeth D. Samet Dishonorable Behavior Some good bits: “Among the linguistic tics cadets most quickly acquire is the use of the noun female in lieu of woman. They see it in formal briefings and official documents, and they hear it in everyday conversation. Woman is by far the more usual choice in …

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A Law of Her Own: The Reasonable Woman as a Measure of Man, Caroline A. Forell and Donna M. Matthews

Well worth the read.  Some quotes and notes … “Because law is based on male experience, it ‘understands’ men.  Thus, courts apply male values to conclude that sexual and sexist workplace conduct is merely annoying, that fear of a stalker is unjustified, and that sex against a woman’s will is seduction.” (p3) “Men’s physiology defines …

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Pat Murphy’s “Motherhood” – well worth the quick read

And it’s here: https://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/motherhood/

Among the things that don’t count …

[Bernadette Powell, a black woman from Ithaca, New York, is now serving a 15-year-to-life sentence … because in 1978 she shot and killed her ex-husband.] [T]he Tompkins county prosecutor … argued … that [she] had no reason to fear bodily harm from her ex-husband because although the man admittedly had committed many violent acts against …

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Let me tell you how much I HATE MEN! (reblogged)

https://elementalwitch.wordpress.com/2013/06/27/let-me-tell-you-how-much-i-hate-men/ And here it is (in case it disappears): I’m a feminazi. I laugh at men, but not at their stupid jokes. I want to take away their porn—erm, sorry, I mean “free speech.” I won’t fuck them or flirt with them. I don’t find them interesting. I think they look like mutants. I hate…I …

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Great bit from wwomenwwarriors

From “It is my judgement in these things that when you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it, and you argue about what to do about it only after you have had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb. I don’t think anybody opposed …

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I’m ashamed to be male.

I am ashamed to be male. We turn everything into a weapon. We are obsessed with competing, with being better than not our previous selves, but others. We enjoy hurting.  We tear the legs off flies, we put firecrackers into dogs’ mouths, we attach electrodes to people’s genitalia. We are unable to experience pleasure without …

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