Tag Archives: misandry

Children and trust.

Many years ago, in college, I was a passenger in a crowded car.  We had all been to a party, and the driver was nice enough to drop us off more or less near our homes.  The gathering had been … 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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Vietnam vets.

Back when I was ten, my parents had a small party at our house.  One of the guests was a man who had been to Vietnam.  At the time, the Vietnam war was a recent memory for most people, and … Continue reading

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The raging sexist.

Last month, someone wrote a letter to Dan Savage: “Here’s my problem: I love women. The way they look, move, and sound. But the idea of actually interacting with women absolutely fucking terrifies me. I’m a virgin at 30.” … … Continue reading

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How to threaten violence in an acceptable way.

I’ve been reading Dan Savage since the early 1990s, and usually think his advice is pretty good.  Especially now that he’s not as mean as he once was.  But sometimes he says something really “off,” and did so in a … Continue reading

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Is bullying good for children?

You may have read about Calvin Cummings, a high school gym coach in Ohio, who recently stirred up controversy when he argued against further funding for his school’s anti-bullying program, saying that bullying victims can sometimes gain from the experience.  … Continue reading

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