Tag Archives: feminist men

Sinning, salvation, and macho cred.

Yesterday, Miriam at feministing flagged  a post about becoming a black male feminist. The author, Byron Hurt: As I grew older and got into my own relationships with girls and women, I sometimes behaved as I saw my father behave. I, … Continue reading

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The eraser test.

To even the casual observer, it’s obvious that many people promote a sexual ethic from which they once deviated – often in spectacular fashion – when they were younger and exploring their own sexuality.  Yet these people aren’t usually labeled … Continue reading

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Sexual entitlement.

“No matter how much it sucks that a certain person has trouble finding people to have sex with — and yes, it obviously sucks, whether it’s happening to men or older women or fat people or whatever — this problem … Continue reading

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Good guys don’t need to “hold themselves accountable.”

“Good guys hold themselves and other men accountable, in public and in private.  That’s a high standard to meet, particularly for the young.  But it’s only by meeting that standard that men can help to change the culture.” – Hugo … Continue reading

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Balloons and bubblegum.

In my post On Schrödinger’s Rapist, I wrote that the “rule’s for men” laid out by the author would be poisonous for some men but not others.  I’d like to expand on this thought, in the context of what has … Continue reading

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The obnoxiousness of the entitlement myth.

A comment by “Omega” on hugoschwyzer.net: The vast majority of people who approach others are men, and 9 out of ten times someone is rejected, that person is male.  Many people are approached, and since rejection is common, obviously there … Continue reading

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Reformed alcoholics.

When I was in Junior High, the administration would sometimes invite outside speakers to come and motivate the kids.  Among the speakers, one of the more disturbing varieties was the “reformed alcoholic.”  This person generally gave a rambling, agitated presentation, … Continue reading

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