What’s With Twitter Calling Neeraj Chopra A Toxic Male And Bashing His Sport Too?

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'Right after athlete Neeraj Chopra received a Gold for the sport – Javelin Throw in the Tokyo Olympics 2021, certain Twitter users began reprimanding not just him but criticized the sport itself.

The bashing and utter berating were done on the grounds of taking a stand against toxic masculinity, Brahmanical patriarchy, and thirst for gold.

Not only is this outrageous but also a vivid example of deep-rooted misandry. The discrimination is not just limited to gender bias but the woman also claims that the javelin is a phallic symbol thereby a symbol of patriarchy and oppression. Not only did she insult Neeraj Chopra’s profession but also humiliated him for being a man.'

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Scottish government launches country’s first women’s health plan

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'The plan, which was informed by women’s own testimonies, is described as “the first stage of a long-term commitment to reducing health inequalities for women”. The 68-page document also pledges to appoint a national women’s health champion, establish a research fund to close gaps in scientific and medical knowledge and improve information and public awareness of heart disease symptoms and risks for women.
Asked about the systemic inequalities that women often face in accessing the health services they need, Todd said: “The reality is we live in a men’s world and when we look at systems of all sorts around the world we see inequality for women … We have listened to what women are telling us and we are determined to correct that”.'


Healthy life expectancy in Scotland drops to just 61 years for men and women

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Students Think America Oppresses Women...Then They Hear About Afghanistan

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Since the Taliban invaded Afghanistan, many people are worried about the rights of women and children under Taliban rule in the country. Reports show that women are already being beaten and killed on the streets. At the same time, many continue to believe that women in America are oppressed and treated unfairly.

Campus Reform reporter Ophelie Jacobson talked with female students at the University of Central Florida about what is happening in Afghanistan and how that compares to the treatment women receive in the United States. All of the students Campus Reform talked to said that women are oppressed in this country.

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James Madison University trains students that Christians, White males are 'oppressors'

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'James Madison University in Virginia is training student employees to recognize that people who identify as male, straight, cisgender, or Christian are "oppressors" that engage in the "systematic subjugation" of other social groups.

According to documents obtained by Fox News, student employees in charge of facilitating orientation for first-year students this fall at JMU underwent training in recent weeks to learn about social justice and inclusion.
The JMU training materials listed the various races and nationalities they considered "privileged" or "agents" and those they characterized as "oppressed" or "targets." Among the privileged, according to the presentation, are people who identify as male, cisgender, heterosexual, heteroromantic, Christian, White, Western European, American, upper to middle class, thin/athletic build, able-bodied, or ages 30s to early 50s.'


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Eton College: No sanction for former teacher in masculinity row

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'Will Knowland was sacked for refusing to remove the lecture, which he had been told not to give, from YouTube.

The Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA) decided to take no action following an inquiry, Mr Knowland's lawyer said.

Eton College said the ruling did not undermine its decision to dismiss the English master.

Mr Knowland's video, entitled The Patriarchy Paradox, suggested that "saying smash the patriarchy... amounts to saying smash human nature and biological reality".

It continued: "Biologically speaking, the idea that men exert power over women is nonsense."'

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Jack Kammer's new Male Friendly Media with Men are Talking

Jack Kammer (who wrote "Good Will Toward Men") has a channel called Male-friendly Media with podcasts like "Men are Talking".

Men Are Talking on iTunes (audio-only podcasts):

Male-friendly Media on YouTube (audio-and-video "vidcasts"): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrLW85qrmP5ezOvz1M--INw

Steven Van Valkenburg aka mens_issues was interviewed by Jack in this podcast regarding his satirical Twitter account "Patriarchy Central" as well as "Male Positive Media".

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I Don't See Any Reason for Feminism

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'Women have real reasons to fear feminism and we do young women no service if we suggest to them that feminism itself is safe. It is not. To stand opposed to your culture to be critical of.

Institutions, behaviors, discourses when it is so clearly not in your immediate interest to do so. At its best, the feminist challenge of individualism, of narrow notions of freedom, is transformative, exhilarating, empowering.

I feel like I live in a world that is extremely sexist against men. We are living in a society that has become extremely misandry’s and I am becoming increasingly afraid that if I have a son he will grow in a world that ignores his issues and attempts to make him feel guilty because he is a man.

The modern women's movement is derailed -feminists are no longer content with equal rights-now the demand is exclusive special privileges".'

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Debra Winger says #MeToo movement has 'gone ridiculously too far'

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'"The plates are shifting," she shared. "In some ways, it's pulled ridiculously too far. Part of it is that I'm the mother of three young white males, so I'm looking at things that they're experiencing, and things that my girlfriends of all different backgrounds are experiencing [and] it hasn't quite found its steady point yet where there's room for everybody."'

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AU: Backlash prompts St Kevin’s to ditch respectful relationships project

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'The survey included statements on wellbeing, such as: overall, I am a failure; I sometimes cheat; and I do not like my parents very much.

Other statements on boys’ attitudes included: acting manly should be the most important goal for guys; getting made fun of helps guys become tough; being thought of as gay makes a guy seem like less of a man; and if a guy has a girlfriend, he deserves to know where she is all the time.

The boys were also asked how often their father took on household responsibilities such as cooking, cleaning and parenting.

They were asked if they had been insulted or threatened on social media and had made sexual comments to a girl they did not know, and how often they had been drunk, taken drugs and been in physical fights.'

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Court Awards Full Custody to James Younger’s Mother but Requires Permission for Puberty Blockers, Gender Surgeries

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'A Texas judge has granted full custody of eight-year-old James Younger to his mother, who has fought publicly to transition her son into a girl against the father’s wishes.

Judge Mary Brown granted full custody to Anne Georgulas in an order on Tuesday, awarding the mother exclusive control over James’s primary residence, counseling, medications, education and extracurricular activities. It allows Georgulas to withhold information from Jeff Younger, James’s father, “regarding the children’s extracurricular activities, school functions, school enrollment, counseling, and medical care.”

However, while Georgulas has the exclusive right to consent to James’s medical procedures, the order notes that that power does not extend to hormone-suppression therapy, puberty blockers, or transgender reassignment surgery.'

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Exclusive: Ryan Adams: ‘I Felt Like They Were Asking Me to Die’

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'Self-doubt is a frequent companion these days for the once widely acclaimed recording artist and seven-time Grammy nominee. At 46, Adams’s life and career are shattered, and much of the vibrant circle of trusted friends and musicians he knew is gone. In most cases, they left without a word. Their exit abruptly followed an article published February 13, 2019, in the New York Times under the headline: “Ryan Adams Dangled Success. Women Say They Paid a Price.” The newspaper alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct and emotional abuse, of obsessive and retaliatory behavior with several female artists, including one fast-rising discovery, Phoebe Bridgers.

In the article, Adams’s ex-wife, actress-singer Mandy Moore, accused him of emotional cruelty and sabotaging her music career. And, most damaging, the Times said Adams traded sexually explicit messages online with an underage girl.

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‘Suicide Squad’ Star Joel Kinnaman Gets Restraining Order Against Model Who Accused Him of Rape

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'The Suicide Squad and For All Mankind actor Joel Kinnaman has been granted a restraining order against Bella Davis, the model whom Kinnaman said tried to extort money from him after a brief consensual sexual relationship.

NBC News said a judge granted a temporary restraining order that expires on Aug. 30, the day Kinnaman and Davis are scheduled to have a hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Variety said Davis, who was born Gabriella Magnusson, has accused Kinnaman of raping her while she was intoxicated three years ago in New York.

But Kinnaman said in an Instagram post Friday that he sought a restraining order because Davis has made “daily threats of physical harm” against him and his family, and promised to destroy his reputation “with fabricated, vile rumors unless I agree to a list of demands that includes money, Hollywood connections.”'

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Olympics double down on wokeness, eliminate long standing event in name of gender equity

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'The sport consists of race-walking your way to victory over a 50 km (~31 miles) stretch, which is much more grueling than it sounds.

Introduced as an Olympic sport in 1932, the event will make its final appearance at the Games this year — at least, in its original format — after officials deemed the competition unfair because these same officials haven’t created a women’s version of the same competition.

According to the report from News.com.au, "The Olympic committee has decided the race does not fit with its stated mission of gender equality. It is the only event on the Olympic program that has no approximate equivalent for women. Rather than add a women’s race, they will bring in an unspecified mixed-team race walking event."

They came, they saw and they sashayed their way into your hearts. Not anymore. These Olympic athletes will no longer be able to participate in their sport because biological women don’t have a chance … something that the Olympics committee has certainly overlooked in recent memory.'

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Utah universities are changing how they handle female-only scholarships. Here’s why.

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'The branch awards the scholarship to a woman who lives in Salt Lake County and has “had an interruption in her formal education,” according to Amanda Barusch, who runs the group’s scholarship fund. For the past couple of years, the award has been administered through the U.’s scholarship office, she said.

These types of single-sex scholarships — which have largely focused on helping women get into underrepresented fields and assisting single mothers earn college degrees — have come under scrutiny in recent years, though, as some advocates argue that they violate Title IX by favoring one sex over the other.

As of July 2, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights had investigations open at schools in 42 states and Washington, D.C., over complaints about single-sex scholarships.

Five of those investigations are in Utah, at the U., Brigham Young University, Salt Lake Community College, Utah Valley University and Weber State University. All of them were opened last year, between May and August.'

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India: Sex with woman on false promise of marriage is rape: Allahabad high court

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'In a significant decision, the Allahabad high court has said that sexual intercourse with a woman on the false promise of marriage is rape and stressed on the need for making law to deal with such cases.

A single bench comprising justice Pradeep Kumar Srivastava made the observation while denying bail to a man, who is accused of raping a woman on the false promise of marriage and was later arrested after a case was lodged against him in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur town.

''Rape is considered as the most physically and morally reprehensible crime in a society and has a long lasting effect on the mind of victims...sexual intercourse with the victim on the pretext of false promise to marry is, and ought to be an offence of rape under the penal provisions,'' the court said.'

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