Tag Archives: teenage boys

We could be that mistake.

I haven’t seen the movie “Superbad”, but Roger Ebert gave it a thumbs up.  Apparently the plot revolves around high school boys who are trying to get laid, and here’s a seven second clip from the film: Okay, that’s sort … Continue reading

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Sex ed and driver’s ed.

One thing that really grinds my gears is the way adolescent sexuality is framed by “progressives”.  The old saw is, “Well, we can’t stop teenagers from having sex, so we’d better educate them about it.”  The assumption is that if … Continue reading

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For Daisy Deadhead, who said…

…“Bad boys” DOES NOT equal “socially dominant” and this is the major mistake in your post that turns it into ideological mush, no offense. You constantly conflate “bad boys” and “dominant men” in your post… which is bloody maddening. You … 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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Rape and the locker room.

Back in junior high school gym class, a theft had occurred in the locker room.  Somebody had stolen a watch.  The gym coach was a nice guy, but this tested his patience.  He had us all wait at the end … 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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