My thanks to an estimable American gentleman for pointing me to this piece published by an American feminist blogger, ‘Mancheeze’. This ray of sunshine resides in Vancouver. Lucky Vancouver! Her piece is full of nonsense which is demonstrably so, but I spent a little while posting a comment, which she may or may not deign to publish. In case she doesn’t, here’s what I wrote:
“Hi. A supporter just pointed me to your tirade, which I’ve ‘speed read’. Delighted to be attacked by you – especially since much of what you say is demonstrably ridiculous – so I’ll post a link to this on http://j4mb.org.uk shortly.
Firstly, our website on sexism is http://thealternativesexismproject.wordpress.com. You couldn’t find stories of men writing about the impact of sexism on them? Look again.
I’ve run Campaign for Merit in Business http://c4mb.wordpress.com for well over two years, and have engaged with two parliamentary inquiries. ALL the studies you cite – and others – make it clear that not only is correlation (of female representation on boards, and enhanced corporate financial performance) NOT evidence of causation, it can’t be taken to even IMPLY it. Only longitudinal studies can provide evidence of a causal link, and longitudinal studies clearly show a causal link between increasing female representation on boards and DECLINES in corporate financial performance. 15 minutes ago we posted a public challenge of the Bank of England, which includes links to the evidence:
We’re shortly going to present Carolien Criado-Perez with her second ‘Lying Feminist of the Month’ award. She also won our ‘Whiny Feminist of the Month’ award, of course.
Have a nice day.
JUSTICE FOR MEN & BOYS
(and the women who love them)