Feminists are right: sexism is the answer

Article here. Excerpt:

'Identity politics turns us from the pursuit of equality to the pursuit of power. That is what factional political movements do, which is why the Founders feared them. But good marketing does not mean good strategy. Legitimizing sexism (and racism) undoes generations of effort to produce a more equal society, one with fewer barriers. Everybody can play identity politics. Men and women. Whites and Blacks. Like yin and yang, the rise of one movement produces the rise of its opposite. More strife is the result.
Long ago, I was taught the basics of gender studies and feminism by Professor Judith Long Laws (author of The Second X: Sex Role and Social Role, 1978). She taught that the best test for sexism was role reversal. Swap the male and female roles in a sentence, story, or scenario. Does it still seem fair? That was second wave feminism. Third wave feminism wants more than equality. The family court system in many American states apply its prime tenet, which is succinctly stated in this t-shirt.

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Ask Amy: My co-worker sees injustice, racism and sexism where there isn’t any

Article here. Excerpt:

'Dear Amy: I am a male with a female co-worker, “Danica.” I like Danica. We have a similar sense of humor, and I get the sense that she wants to be better friends.

However, she has a strong (and unwarranted) tendency to see injustice, racism, sexism and homophobia in innocuous interactions.

For example, once outside of work, I innocently inquired as to whether she was happy in her life, and she viewed this as a sexist and patriarchal question that basically reduced her to a damsel in distress.

However, as I explained to her, this is something I ask my friends of all genders.

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Prof calls for ‘toxic masculinity’ training in kindergarten

Article here. Excerpt:

'A University of Wisconsin-Whitewater professor is urging schools to implement “Men’s Projects” to fight “toxic masculinity” in children as early as kindergarten.

In a recently published issue of On The Horizon, Kathleen Elliott argues that "finding ways to promote healthy masculinity early and to teach boys and young men to recognize, reject, and challenge simplified, toxic masculinity is essential for creating cultural change.”
The scholar further argues that in addition to implementing Men’s Projects in K-12, one of the key strategies teachers can use to fight toxic masculinity is to “highlight women’s achievements in curricula and in the classroom.”'

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Illinois Ratifies Equal Rights Amendment 36 Years After The Congressional Deadline

Article here. Excerpt:

'More than 45 years after it was approved by Congress, Illinois has become the 37th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

The Illinois House passed the measure 72-45 on Wednesday ― more than three decades after the expiration of the ratification deadline. The state Senate voted in favor of the resolution, 43-12, last month. The measure does not require the approval of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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Triple Jeopardy in College Sexual Assault Case Ends an N.F.L. Career

Article here. In the NYT, no less! Excerpt:

'This is a story of a rape accusation that would not die and a misshapen version of college justice meted out in three chapters.

Let’s begin with two Michigan State students looking to hook up in March 2015, mess around and perhaps have sex. Soon after, the woman accuses the man, Keith Mumphery, who would become a pro football receiver, of sexual assault in her dorm room.

The police investigate. Mumphery turns over the text messages from his phone and provides a DNA swab. Prosecutors conduct interviews. The accuser does not return calls. They decline to prosecute.

So ends Chapter 1.

Michigan State’s Title IX office, which investigates accusations of sexual harassment and violence and adheres to a significantly looser standard of evidence than in criminal cases, examines the texts and interviews friends and a nursing supervisor who oversaw the exam of the woman. Mumphery is not allowed to question his accuser. The panel clears him.'

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Ladies Get Paid forced to allow men to attend via law suit

Article here. Excerpt:

'The founder of a women-only networking group has revealed how a civil rights law suit forced her to allow men to attend her events.

Created by Claire Wasserman 18 months ago, Ladies Get Paid was set up to help women embrace their ambition, take control of their careers and ultimately get paid and promoted fairly for the work they have done.

The organization hosts events, workshops and webinars, ranging in price from $15 to $25, where women can find out practical information and network both in person and online, and at first received an overwhelmingly positive reaction.

However, in 2017, Wasserman was sued after a man named Rich Allison from California came forward to accuse Ladies Get Paid of sex discrimination in violation of California's Unruh Civil Rights Act.'

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Rocky Mountain MRA at the People's Fair in Denver

Rocky Mountain MRA will be at the People's Fair in Denver this weekend (June 2 and 3).

"We're just about ready for People's Fair Arts and Music Festival and we're excited to get out there next weekend! Be sure to stop by and see us. We look forward to talking with people and meeting interesting people. We can't wait!

Best of all, People's Fair is free to attend and there's lots of great entertainment.

Thank you to everyone who has generously donated to our fundraiser! Your support made this possible and we appreciate your generosity.

People's Fair is this coming weekend at Civic Center Park in Denver:
Saturday, June 2nd 10am-9pm
Sunday, June 3rd 10am-7pm

There will be lots of live music, great vendors and other nonprofits. We're excited to attend People's Fair! There is a lot to see and do!"

For more information see the People's Fair website at https://peoplesfair.com/

If you want to volunteer at the booth, contact Aaron Mello at https://www.facebook.com/aaronleebra

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UK: Girl made false accusation of rape after her ex-boyfriend rejected her

Article here. Excerpt:

'A teenage girl falsely accused ex-boyfriend of drugging and raping her when he refused to rekindle their romance, a court heard.

Hannah Sandover, 18, had been dating her ex-boyfriend, also 18, for nearly a year when they broke up.

She later told a friend he had spiked her water bottle and forced himself on her in the back of his car during a trip to the Westbury White Horse in Wiltshire.

Her worried friend went to the police and Sandover gave a statement saying: "He became forceful and pinned me down, I kept telling him to stop.

"I think he had drugged the water I was drinking."
When she was taken to a clinic for an examination, her story started to change as she admitted she hadn't been drugged.

Sandover admitted she made it all up when her family began to question the story.

She admitted a charge of wasting police time at Salisbury Magistrates' Court, Wiltshire.'

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Teacher Threatened Mass Shooting To Empower Women To Be Serial Killers In New #MeToo Movement, Police Say

Article here. Excerpt:

'Authorities in Las Vegas arrested a high school teacher after she threatened to shoot up a concert so she could start a new #MeToo movement aimed at empowering women to become serial killers.

A Bonanza High School teacher, 48, was arrested earlier this month on terrorism charges after she threatened to "poke a lot of holes in a lot of people" at a concert in Las Vegas in text messages she sent to her friend. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports:

In the series of text messages detailed in her arrest report, (the teacher) had repeatedly romanticized “being remembered” and said she hoped to start another #MeToo movement, “but this time in which women feel empowered enough to become serial killers.”

"A perfect plan with my favorite song surrounded by a bunch of f****** up misfits like I am," the teacher wrote in a text message. "Imagine knowing exactly the moment that you’re going to die. I know exactly that your favorite song will be playing. By your favorite band. It’s just too perfect."'

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The Feminist Endgame

Article here. Excerpt:

'Modern feminism is characterized by a toxic mix of prudishness, self-importance, paranoia, groundless hatred, and epidemic humorlessness.  As a disease of sheer cray-cray offense-taking, culminating in hatred for half the human race, with a special emphasis on white males, feminism will not rest satisfied until men are taught to keep their knees together, their eyes down, and their mouths shut, eliminating confident alphas from the sexual equation or turning them into compliant betas.

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Letter: 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster’s accuser must learn about domestic violence

Letter here. Excerpt:

'According to the article “Foster’s accuser testifies she lied about beating” (Page A1, May 18), Ellisa Ennis apologizes for lying about abuse allegations while the DA contemplates pursuing perjury.

Women who falsify their allegations or even retract out of fear, lying or telling the truth, waste of our time and resources. Domestic violence victims don’t deserve to have someone like Ennis make a mockery of such a delicate issue plaguing our communities and families. As a woman who has experienced domestic violence, Ennis’ actions are unacceptable.'

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UK: The case of Tommy Robisnon

Article here. If this were a woman standing up like this, I doubt the state'd be in such a hurry to slam-dunk her. And note, it's a man standing up for the girl victims. Not a feminist in sight. Excerpt:

'Now Robinson has been arrested again. On Friday, while livestreaming on Facebook from outside a court in Leeds, where yet another trial of Muslim child rapists was underway, he was taken into custody by a phalanx of police officers. The charge? "Breaching the peace." In fact, anyone who watches the video of his arrest can see quite clearly that he was only doing what any reporter for the BBC would have done – standing in front of a courtroom, talking into a microphone, and being filmed by a camera. The difference is that the BBC and other mainstream media are determined to give as little coverage as possible to the mass Muslim rape of infidel girls.

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UK: Lives torn apart by false rape allegations

Article here. Excerpt:

'Last year 22-year-old criminology student Liam Allan had his life “torn away” after being charged with 12 counts of rape and sexual assault.

His trial at Croydon Crown Court collapsed when the Metropolitan Police were ordered to hand over a computer disk containing 40,000 messages which revealed the alleged victim pestered him for casual sex.

The student said everything in his life had been “flipped upside down” by the process, which included being on bail for two years and being warned he faced the prospect of a 12-year jail term and being put on the sex offender’s register for life.

Prosecution barrister Jerry Hayes accused police of “sheer incompetence” over the case.

Before the trial the defence team had repeatedly asked for the phone messages to be handed over but was told there was “nothing to disclose”.'

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UK: Dad held in jail for eight months over ‘false’ rape claim after cops failed to disclose texts

Article here. Excerpt:

'Robert Adlington was forced to endure "hell" in prison and told how he lost his business after being locked up on rape charges.

The 53-year-old begged police to look through messages on his accuser's phone, one of which read: "Let's do it again - only harder."

The Express revealed how another message read: "Oh darling, that was one of the most wonderful experiences of my life."

Another said: "I don't need sleep, I only need you babe," and in another she begged him to "join her in the shower".

Mr Adlington was arrested in May last year and charged with arson after a car was set on fire close to his home.'

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The Punk-Rock Porn Movie That Lays Waste to the Patriarchy

Article here. OMG, I've gotta see this. It looks freaking hilarious. Excerpt:

'Having spent much of his career making films about—and with—gay male actors, LaBruce turns his strict attention to the fairer sex with his latest, although it’s not fairness that his female protagonists are after, but rebellion and domination. Playing like the bonkers bastard child of The Beguiled and Cecil B. Demented, The Misandrists (debuting in New York on May 25, and L.A. on June 1) situates itself in Ger(wo)many circa 1999, at a remote institution of revolutionary learning run by Big Mother, the charismatic leader of the Female Liberation Army (FLA), who sports long bleached-white locks and two crutches to help her get around. At this forested place of higher learning, Big Mother tends to a group of girls committed to the cause of overthrowing the hegemonic capitalist patriarchy and establishing a system in which women don’t simply stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their male compatriots, but cast them aside in order to establish an estrogen-infused new world order.'

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