Tag Archives: men

Um, actually, you’re not such a ‘nice guy’

An acquaintance of mine was speaking about #metoo and the Aziz Ansari story about the grey area where men pester until a woman gives grudging consent. She proferred that all men have been guilty of putting this pressure on women, … Continue reading

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The Bride of Frankenstein is a proto feminist icon

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Last night, I watched the final scene of Bride of Frankenstein. Can you believe the Bride only appears in the final 5 minutes? Within mere minutes, Elsa Lanchester created an indelible character — literally an instant worldwide icon. … Continue reading

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Treating erotic dancers like carnival games is apparently normal in Alberta

It’s a looney game all right. Apparently in Alberta, Canada, local laws separate nude dancers from patrons by 1 meter. As a workaround, patrons toss 1- and 2-dollar coins at the dancers. Sometimes, these tosses are far from gentle. In … Continue reading

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On Stanford Swimmer (rapist) Brock Turner, rape apologism, & rape culture

I thought I was about as offended/angry as I could be about this Brock Turner rapist POS and his POS rape-apologist father/family and his rape-excusing POS judge Aaron Persky. But ooh goody, look, there’s another rapist-reputation-protecting agency at work here … Continue reading

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At least this cop had lousy aim, so … yay??

This is one of the most grotesque examples of cop apologism I have EVER seen (not cop apologia, heaven forbid!). Shame on the LA times. I AM PISSED. 1) “[This (near-)] tragedy underscored the need to clamp down on the … Continue reading

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So fucking TRASHY!

““In the South, or in the Midwest, there in Iowa, you would not have people who would just throw the F-bomb or use gratuitous profanity in a professional setting,” Huckabee told a Des Moines radio host. “In New York, not … Continue reading

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The three things I hate most are sexism … (also mansplaining, smugness and aggressively shitty customer service)

My brilliant friend Cindy won’t hesitate to tell you when you’re wonderful — nor when you have something you need to fix. She will especially tell you when you have done something stupid and offensive. She’s very helpful that way. … Continue reading

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