Robert Koehler: Forty years later, I find myself coming to grips with the fact that women’s rights have been only partially implemented and the social change they have wrought remains superficial.
Victor Narro: Acts such as lewd comments towards women plant a negative seed evolving from male privilege that can grow and develop into acts of sexism, harassment, sexual assault and other mistreatment of women.
WJ Astore: Put simply, in American society it’s easier for a man to be almost anything than for a woman to be almost anything. Society “tells” women what is appropriate for their gender far more than it dictates to men.
Sharon Kyle: In spite of his indefensible remarks, when the dust settled, 53% of white women voted for Trump—an almost imperceptible change from the percentage of white women voting for Mitt Romney in 2012.
Sikivu Hutchinson: Inundated with racist pop culture images of violent black masculinity and hyper-sexualized black femininity, black boys in particular often struggle to define manhood in ways that aren’t based on hardness and controlling black girls and women. Woke Feminist Men
Caroline Heldman: It was clear to me and my partner that the salesperson couldn’t possibly conceive of a petite, blonde-haired woman purchasing a muscle car, so it wasn’t worth his time to move seven cars to get to the Challenger. His loss.
David Love: Carson is on the scene in order to make white conservatives feel comfortable in their skin and to validate them and their racism, Islamophobia, sexism, homophobia, their desire to return to the 1950s, and everything else.
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Sexual Aggression: Researchers found that sexually aggressive men are consciously seeking out women who may be easy targets.
Anti-Abortion Zealots are laser focused on life until it becomes viable—then that “life” becomes a lazy taker.
Wendell Berry Feminism — The proper type of freedom to seek is the freedom to love, to enter into a loving, mutually-respecting relationship.
Walter Brasch: Want to be a CEO for a Fortune 500 company? Make sure you’re about 6-foot tall–too tall also doesn’t work, either–weigh about 170-200 pounds, have hair, and look good in Armani suits. And, also make sure you’re a male.
Martha Burk: We’re (still) being forced to swim in the muck of Anthony Weiner’s sextcapades, and now we know who’s at fault. It’s Hillary Clinton.