Monthly Archives: July 2013

‘I’m not materialistic… but I DO like materialistic things!’

I’m assured this short BBC video – of Abbie from Shoplife, whatever that is – isn’t a spoof. I’m inclined to believe the assurance – you couldn’t make this up: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01dbkcv

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Nicki Minaj – ‘Treat Men Like Dogs’

My grasp of popular culture is similar to Ian Hislop’s, so forgive me if I’ve never heard of Nicki Minaj, at least until I read an article about her ten minutes ago (link below). She’s a singer, apparently, and has over … Continue reading

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Why are the media and police not interested in THESE threats on Twitter?

Given the media and police focus on Twitter threats made against Caroline Criado-Perez, why is there so little interest in THESE threats, made to staff working for GQ (a men’s magazine)? http://fashion.telegraph.co.uk/article/TMG10213258/GQ-receive-death-threats-over-One-Direction-covers.html The following selection of comments was put online by GQ: http://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/entertainment/articles/2013-07/30/one-direction-gq-covers-most-terrifying-responses … Continue reading

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Lads’ mags to come in ‘bite-through’ packaging

My thanks to KR for alerting me to this gem: http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/arts-entertainment/lads-mags-to-come-in-bite-through-packaging-2013072977232

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Female fed up with feminism

A Voice for Men (UK) recently published a very interesting article by a British non-feminist, Elena Rider. It’s titled, ‘Why I don’t need an “ism” to feel like a person, and neither should you’: http://www.avoiceformen-uk.com/2013/06/i-dont-need-feminism.html Elena recently started a blog, … Continue reading

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So, you want to go to the lake?

I don’t think this needs any commentary from me. http://www.avoiceformen.com/women/hypergamy/lake-tantrum-james-mongiat-is-wrong/

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Not all feminists are like that (‘NAFALT’)

Men’s human rights activists are familiar with the acronym NAFALT – Not All Feminists Are Like That. The question is, where are the feminists who are ‘not like that’, and what are they doing to help men who are assaulted by … Continue reading

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Dr Brooke Magnanti (formerly ‘Belle de Jour’): ‘If stopping girls jelly wrestling is the future of feminism, count me out’

My thanks to AK for alerting me to a wonderful article printed in the Daily Telegraph in May (link below). I’m personally delighted that feminists expend their time and energy seeking their Pyrrhic victories – ‘Lose the Lads’ Mags’ will be their next … Continue reading

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Carol Sarler to Laura Bates, Caroline Criado-Perez and other young feminists: ‘Do stop whining, sisters!’

My thanks to a supporter for pointing me to Carol Sarler’s article (link below) in today’s Daily Mail. It’s refreshing to see a journalist of either gender criticise The Everyday Whining Project. Long overdue, to put it mildly. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2381061/Todays-young-women-think-theyre-victims–Do-stop-whining-sisters-Weve-WON-sex-war.html

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‘I couldn’t stop hitting my husband’

It’s now widely recognised that women are at least as aggressive as men towards their intimate partners. Indeed, the highest reported levels of interpersonal violence (‘IPV’) are found in lesbian couples. Academic studies on propensities towards IPV are consistent in their … Continue reading

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