Much as I hate the idea of more stuff being made for men, this article is good.
I’m glad this article was written. Everyone I’ve heard from is raving about the new pantene ad but I don’t like that it’s trying to stop women’s use of the word “sorry.”
It’s a conscientiousness device. The reason women use it more is the reason that women are more conscientious in social interactions.
Prime example of a case where men should adopt a female practice instead of vice-versa. I’d love a world where more men say “sorry.”
This Kimberly Theidon person sounds rad.
The point of this page is to have discussions about feminist issues, not to debunk the same fallacies about free speech, ruining lives, etc. over and over again. If I wanted to argue in favour of the most basic truths of social justice activism until I was blue in the face/my opponent condescended to allow me the right to have an opinion but declared he “respectfully disagreed,” I would go, like, literally anywhere else.
Cuntry Living is an Oxford University-based feminist zine, and its Facebook group might be my favorite place to read feminist discussions. It’s ripe with hidden bits of wisdom.
Follow their Tumblr here, because the magazine is great as well.
He smiled benevolently. “I teach. And work on finishing my PhD in atheism.”
“Oh, wow! Wow!” She blushed even more. It was funny how he had this way of making women both so comfortable yet so intimidated. He wished he could put his hand on the back of her head and shush her, chase away all her anxieties about her brain. If only there was some way he could let her know how used to this he was, to being smarter. If only he could tell her it wasn’t her fault.