Tag: Gender

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Recently on Twitter, I followed a series of posts and replies on the topic of chivalry and feminism. It began when National Review writer, Charles C.W. Cooke noted a tweet from a male feminist saying something along the lines of ‘we men need to do a better job of stopping sexist jokes and making sure […]

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carly-fiorina6Carly Fiorina is an intellectual. She’s a business-minded, seemingly street-smart political candidate, and doggone it, people like her.

I met her at an election event in 2010 when she ran against the vile Barbara Boxer. I was pleasantly surprised how she actively listened to my enthusiastic diatribe about business leaving California for friendlier environs. Her lower-regulation response tickled my free-market sensibilities.

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Victim Shock Troops

 

victim“Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, Religion and Morality are indispensable supports. — George Washington

Until almost literally the day before yesterday, it was universally acknowledged that religious faith and expression were bedrock American freedoms — enshrined in the Constitution, protected in law, and honored in custom. But now, because the left has been victorious in convincing the elites that upholding traditional marriage is low bigotry, religious freedom will have to yield.

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. OMG Daughter is a little girl

 

Headlineshutterstock_99675002: “My two-year-old daughter already knows that pink is for girls. And she loves it. Why does that make me see red?”

Because you live in a world of material comfort and abundance, work in a monoculture where truly divergent opinion is as rare and short-lived as an ice sculpture in the desert, and — in the absence of want or privation — you have constructed a series of issues and problems whose imaginary magnitude once seemed like a liberating way to view the world, but now feel like tiny wires that constrain your every move?

Promoted from the Ricochet Member Feed by Editors Created with Sketch. Coffee Klatch and Gender Mortality

 

I walked into a coffee shop a few days ago for a ham and cheese croissant and a cup of drip coffee, black. Ahead of me stood a partially good-looking, partially unattractive, woman. I quickly figured out what it was that I found so unattractive. Her mouth was open. It wasn’t that her mouth was open per se. Like an open window that allows the neighbors to see inside a messy house, her mouth allowed for a disturbingly unfiltered view into the brain, due mostly to the words emerging therefrom.

She spoke with a man who wore a pair of those flat-front slacks; the sort of pants that a man wears when he wants to reassure anyone who is worried that he might have testicles. They tapered down smoothly to a pair of semi-casual, semi-dress (black with a hint of bright, faux-rebellious modernity) sneakers. Wrapped with meticulous sloppiness above his shoulders was a scarf that looked rather more like a leash around the neck of a Ken doll. He wore his head cocked passively to the side as his hands warmed gently on the nonfat half-shot-sugar-free vanilla soy latte, and on his face was a pair of scrunched-up eyes, contoured in an attempt to broadcast only the most sincere empathy, as bolstered by a periodic understanding nod.

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Catcalls and the Death of Chivalry

 

Savages around the globe are murdering young women, selling them into sex slavery, and tossing acid into their faces. But a new viral video wants to redirect our outrage to another battleground of the global war on women: catcalls.

The video appeared yesterday in my Facebook feed with an image of a female and the headline “This is what it’s like to be catcalled on the street 108 times in a single day.” At first I thought it a humblebrag, but soon discovered it was yet another campaign to make men feel guilty.

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Via Dennis Prager’s Facebook page, a reminder from WND that even in Texas government is a circus. Officials with the city of Houston, Texas, who are defending a controversial ordinance that would allow men to use women’s restrooms now have demanded to see the sermons preached by several area pastors. [….] Read More View Post

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Imagine that you live in California, Minnesota, or Massachusetts and your precocious 8-year-old comes home with some probing questions.

“Mommy, where do babies come from?”

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