Mum not a good enough title for you? Nevermind, this insurance company will look after you.
The persistent belief that childhood is a rosy, happy time where nothing bad ever happens is directly damaging to children who are, in fact, not having a rosy and happy time.
Don’t be that girl – who goes out with a man who writes books like this.
“Virginity tests for immigrants ‘reflected dark age prejudices’ of 1970s Britain”
*Career women enjoy doing household work
* Housework not a dirty word
* Majority of Working Women Like to Perform Household Tasks
* Working Aussie women refusing to share workload at home
* Some career women still enjoy doing household chores
I’m letting other people’s writing do the secular sermon heavy lifting this week.
When will #lookwhatIjustpulledoutofmyarse pop psychology die its #welldeservedfierydoomfromthesky death (at the claws of #giantrobotsofjustice)?
Random Friday Pursuits: I plan to use those three hashtags above as much as I can today…
“As a scientist I always judge things on empirical evidence and [Epstein] always has women ages 19 to 23 around him, but I’ve never seen anything else, so as a scientist, my presumption is that whatever the problems were I would believe him over other people.”
I’m not offended by those words. I’m contemptuous of those words, and I’m letting you know that using them just made me think less of you – less admiration, less trust, less enjoyment in your company.
It took becoming a mother of a son for me to realise just how fearful the world is of losing masculinity. I mean, god knows there are lots of rules about gender binary and how girls and women perform femininity, too, but I don’t think we’re as frightened of femininity being corrupted and lost as we are of masculinity being diluted.
(Thanks to Emily Maguire for the link to this video from Sydney Boys High School on their Gender Equality Project). Cross-posted at blue milk. Related posts: Katha Pollitt: Hitchens and his writing on Women Video: Learning Gender from Ads for Toys Thoughts from a SAHD The Violent Triad of Masculinity: Warriors, Soldiers, Fighters
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She wrote all about it, which means I don’t have to!
So many terrible, terrible attributes we have – oh the shame! Discovered by David Futrelle at man boobz, who reads MRA/MGTOW sites so that you don’t have to: