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Nice guys.

(Update:  Amanda Marcotte just wrote a response to this post over at Pandagon, calling me a “megadouchebag.”) It’s difficult to write about the sexual isolation of sensitive men without falling back on clichés.  So I’ll begin this post with a … Continue reading

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Madonna/Whore

There are aggressive women who are going to make your dick hard who are fit to raise your children. – Dan Savage On the Madonna/Whore complex: Whenever you’re exasperated by the undesirable behaviors or beliefs of other people, it’s always … Continue reading

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Sex, dogs, and science.

Susan Walsh at “Hooking Up Smart” recently wrote about a study on adolescent dating, Terms of Endearment.  According to the study, many girls will endure sex they don’t want to find relationships, and boys will endure relationships to find sex.  … Continue reading

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Supply side sexuality.

In July, Jaclyn Friedman posted an essay on Feministe entitled “My Sluthood, Myself.”  Among the responses was a piece by Susan Walsh, the gist of which seemed to be that Ms. Friedman’s search for sexual novelty would be harmful to … Continue reading

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