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I Went on a Date With a (Closeted) MRA

I’ve been doing the online dating thing for a while now, but never had I had a date so negatively noteworthy that it affected me for more than a few hours after, until a couple of weeks ago when I found myself on a date with closeted MRA.

I’m on OKCupid (again), Tinder,… More »


Wacko Group Of Swedish Men Say They Should Have The Right To “Abort Responsibility” For Unborn Child

Sweden’s centrist Liberal Party “youth wing” is proposing that men should be able to “legally abort” their unborn children up to the 18th week of pregnancy.

Ok, ok they don’t mean REALLY abort. But this batshit idea would allow a potential father to legally abdicate his responsibility toward the child up to the… More »


Rapey, Pit-stained Pick-Up Artist Roosh V. Emerges From His Mother’s Basement

The 36-year-old “alpha male” called police to come to his mother’s home, as he currently lives in her basement. More »


Toronto Women’s Boxing Club Plans To Crash Pro-Rape Rallies

The club has asserted that they will not hesitate to beat the living hell out of the men encountered, and while I don’t normally condone violence, this feels too poetic to not embrace. More »


Ray Rice: “There Is No Excuse For Domestic Violence”

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has issued an apology for abusing his wife Janay. [TIME]
Two more alleged victims have spoken out against Bill Cosby. [Death and Taxes]
Jamie Brewer is inspirational for her achievements, not for her Downs syndrome. [Daily Dot]
Ijeoma Oluo argues that because hipster racism… More »


On Paul Elam, Men’s Rights & Gender Extremism

Paul Elam, the founder of men’s rights website A Voice For Men, has been railing against women, and against preferential treatment for women in custody battles, for decades. Which is funny, because it turns out he voluntarily signed away his parental rights, according to a Buzzfeed feature on Elam, complete with an interview with Elam’s… More »


Alcohol Is Now Classified As A Weapon In Military Sexual Assault Cases

The military has classified alcohol as a weapon in sexual assault cases. [RawStory]
The American Library Association’s awards are super-diverse. Is #WeNeedDiverseBooks working? [Flavorwire]
Here’s a rundown of the types of total nutbags who are still really into #GamerGate. [Gawker] … More »


A Really Close Look At The Studies MRA Blog Return Of Kings Used To Claim That “Science” Proves Tattooed Women Are Broken

MRA slimepit Return of Kings posted an article this weekend about why science proves that women who have tattoos are “broken.” OK! Let’s go there.

The studies that they consulted are the following: … More »


#AllMenCan Crowdsources How Men Can Be Good Allies

“Hashtag activism” gets a bad rap. My thoughts? Hey, it can’t hurt. And I like the idea behind the hashtag #AllMenCan, especially since I think it’s a natural reaction for any human to feel defensive (hence the all-too-common refrain “Not all men!”). It looks to have generated yesterday from the Twitter user @PenguinGalaxy. #AllMenCan crowdsources ideas on how men… More »


The Soapbox: “I Always Felt As If White Girls Thought Less Of Me Because I Was Half-Asian”: There Should Be More Discussion About Elliot Rodger’s Racism

It feels like the entire Internet is having one big argument about Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old who murdered six people near the UC Santa Barbara campus before killing himself last Friday.

Did he mostly have a problem with misogyny? Did he mostly have a problem with mental illness? Did he mostly have a… More »


#YesAllWomen: Women Tweet Stories Of Their Personhood Being Violated

Friday night, six people were killed in Isla Vista, California, near the campus of UC Santa Barbara, by Elliot Rodger, a 22-year-old bent on “retribution” for his lack of success with girls. Rodger died as well from, police believe, a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Various YouTube videos, internet forum comments, and a 140-page manifesto… More »


7 People Killed Near UC Santa Barbara, Including Gunman, Who Acted In “Retribution” For Women Rejecting His Advances [UPDATED]

Last night, six people were killed by a lone gunman, believed to be Elliot Rodger, 22, in the town of Isla Vista, California, near UC Santa Barbara. Seven more were injured and the shooter was shot and killed by police. While investigators have not officially confirmed that Rodger was the shooter, or released the names… More »