jswindle + women   22

The Warlock Hunt - The American Interest
Metoo, of course. Women are not going nuts for no reason. We’re fed up with feeling prickles down our spine as we walk alone on dimly lit streets. Fed up with thinking, “If he feels entitled to send me that message, what might he feel entitled to do to if he knew where I lived?” Fed up with strangers who smack their lips and murmur obscenities at us. Fed up with thinking, “No, I don’t want to go to his hotel room to discuss closing the contract. I’ll have to tell him my husband’s waiting for me to call. ‘My husband? Oh, yes, he’s pathologically jealous, bless his heart, and a bit of a gun nut…’” My husband is perfect in every way but one—he doesn’t exist—but he has served me so well over the years that I’m willing to overlook his ontological defects. I shouldn’t need him, but I do.
harassment  feminism  women  meToo  sexualAssault  men 
december 2017 by Jswindle
The Unexamined Brutality of the Male Libido - The New York Times
After weeks of continuously unfolding abuse scandals, men have become, quite literally, unbelievable. What any given man might say about gender politics and how he treats women are separate and unrelated phenomena. Liberal or conservative, feminist or chauvinist, woke or benighted, young or old, found on Fox News or in The New Republic, a man’s stated opinions have next to no relationship to behavior.
violence  men  sex  women 
november 2017 by Jswindle
Are Women Really Victims? Four Women Weigh In - Quillette
Women can be victims. In this world, there are violent, exploitative people willing to use and abuse their fellow human beings. Sometimes those human beings are women and sometimes they are abused and sexually exploited by powerful men because they are women. But women are not a class of victims. We cannot be victimised by actions and words that men can simply shrug off – an unwanted sexual advance, a strong criticism, an unkind comment, a tasteless joke, a call, a whistle, a wink. We are competent adults, fully equipped to deal with difficult, unpleasant, annoying or simply gauche behaviour. We are possessed of humour, empathy, reason, perspective and charity by which we can evaluate the behaviour of the men around us without developing a siege mentality or constructing a war zone
women  men  victim 
november 2017 by Jswindle
Reckoning With Bill Clinton’s Sex Crimes - The Atlantic
The most remarkable thing about the current tide of sexual assault and harassment accusations is not their number. If every woman in America started talking about the things that happen during the course of an ordinary female life, it would never end.
sexualAssault  billClinton  women  feminism 
november 2017 by Jswindle
The American Scholar: Against Solidarity - Emily Fox Gordon
When the feminist movement first arrived almost 50 years ago, I found myself unable to join it. I can’t say I rejected it—it was too big and in many ways too right—but I privately resisted it, and have continued to do so ever since
women  feminism 
november 2017 by Jswindle
Women’s Strike -- ‘Day without a Woman’ Has Little to Do with Trump | National Review
Well, let’s scrap that question. The whole point of a strike, to be fair, is for no one to show up — at least not at work, anyway. But what if a bunch of left-wing feminist leaders cooked up a grandiose, multi-country women’s strike — “A Day Without a Woman,” as American organizers are calling it — and the result was not an empowered roar but rather the slow, steady, and somewhat disheartening sound of air slowly hissing out of a proverbial misfired whoopee cushion?
feminism  leftwing  women 
february 2017 by Jswindle
Gay Until Labor Day: Stretching Female Sexuality in the Hamptons | Observer
For anyone who writes about social codes, Manhattan is a rich environment, teeming with information. Sometimes, all you have to do is listen. By the time I stood at a very loud party in a lavishly
adultery  gay  women  lesbian 
june 2016 by Jswindle
Mizzou Women's Softball Team Says Title IX Is Killing the Sport - Hit & Run : Reason.com
The purpose of Title IX—the federal statute wreaking havoc on campus free expression and due process—is to ensure equality between male and female students. You would therefore expect female student-athletes to be grateful that the law protects their rights and guarantees them equal access to school resources. 
titleIX  women  university 
may 2016 by Jswindle
The Rise of the Culture of Pornography - The Atlantic
Social conservatives and some feminists worry that the rise of streaming, hi-def pornography causes men to use and abuse women—but it has coincided with steep declines in rape and spousal abuse.
feminism  women  porn  sexualAssault  morality 
april 2016 by Jswindle
National Review Online
When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her: “Well, at least you have your abortion rights”?

Why not? Maybe it’s because whatever you think of abortion, the right to have one is not synonymous with a woman’s health.
abortion  Health  women 
april 2016 by Jswindle
Why Does Cosmo Think Women Are Stupid And Weak?
Cosmo magazine kicks off a new, sexist “gunsplainer” campaign with the article “Why You Should Never Date a Gunsplainer” and an accompanying video. Dana Loesch points out that the campaign defines gun owners as white, male and unattractive, ignoring women’s rights, intelligence and proficiency with guns when often they are the citizens who need and use them most.
Guns  women 
april 2016 by Jswindle
The Rage of Virginia Woolf | City Journal
In 1938, the year my mother left Germany for good and never saw her parents again, Virginia Woolf published a book entitled Three Guineas. It was about how women could prevent war.
women  war  class  morality  selfPity  hypocrisy 
april 2016 by Jswindle
Feds Give University of Michigan $500,000 to Watch for Male Students Committing Microaggressions - Hit
The University of Michigan is conducting a study on male engineering students to determine whether their unconscious biases
microAgressions  women  science  politicallyCorrect 
april 2016 by Jswindle
Sexual assault and drinking: Teach women the connection.
As soon as the school year begins, so do reports of female students sexually assaulted by their male classmates. A common denominator in these cases is alcohol, often copious amounts, enough to render the young woman incapacitated. But a misplaced fear of blaming the victim has made it somehow unacceptable to warn inexperienced young women that when they get wasted, they are putting themselves in potential peril.
women  students  rape  sexualAssault  alcohol 
april 2016 by Jswindle
Rape culture and binge drinking: Emily Yoffe responds to her critics.
archived 4 Apr 2016 05:43:51 UTC
I wrote a story whose message is obvious: The campus culture of binge drinking is toxic, and many rapists prey on drunk young women. I said that when women lose the capacity to be responsible for their actions, sexual predators target them for attack. As banal as these observations are, I knew this story would result in a torrent of outrage.
rape  sexualAssault  women  alcohol 
april 2016 by Jswindle
Call It ‘Gender Insanity’ | Chronicles Magazine
Men were built for fighting. Women were built for childbearing. It’s interesting to note how stubbornly true—even obvious—these statements remain, despite aggressive efforts to bury them.
women  feminism  military 
april 2016 by Jswindle
Perhaps the problem with 30–40-something dating isn’t an altered supply of available men. Perhaps the problem is altered women’s expectations.
Perhaps the problem with 30–40-something dating isn’t an altered supply of available men. Perhaps the problem is altered women’s expectations.
unmarried  men  marriage  women 
march 2016 by Jswindle
I expected people to question whether I had the physical ability to do the job (even though I was a 5-foot-10, 150-pound ex-college athlete). What I didn’t expect was the question I heard more than any other: “Aren’t you scared?”
I expected people to question whether I had the physical ability to do the job (even though I was a 5-foot-10, 150-pound ex-college athlete). What I didn’t expect was the question I heard more than any other: “Aren’t you scared?”
sexism  men  women  riskTaking 
march 2016 by Jswindle
Flawed Blue Pill Interpretation Of Religion Covertly Pedestalizes Women
What is life? I’m sure most of you would have different answers when it comes to defining life, based on your personal experiences and the lessons that you’ve learned through your respective lives so far. via Pocket
women  religion  domination  feminism  god  patriarchy 
january 2016 by Jswindle

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