A Poor Lob For Gender Pay Equality

A lob is a tennis term for a ball hit high in the air, often done as a defensive maneuver, to allow the player to move to a better position while forcing the opposing player into a weak position.

Recent issues in the Tennis world erupted when Raymond Moore, the tournament director of the BNP Paribas Open, stated that he felt that female tennis players were lucky and owed their status as players to men.…

Frat boy bachelorettes and the invasion of gay bars

I saw an article in OUT Magazine about straight bachelorette parties invading and disrupting gay bars and goggling at gay men like zoo animals that I thought was interesting, but even more interesting was the feminist push back on the article.

Before we get started, let’s get clear on some terms.…

Selective equality

Recently, there’s been quite a stir in Spain regarding work-life balance. We all know the drill: the idea that working should be compatible with taking care of children. Banishing the idea that the mother is the one who should take care of the children, while the father works.…

The Woman of the Future – Polishing the Past

A few weeks ago, I published the translation of an excellent post by Spanish blogger El Tivípata, telling the sad story of Aurora Rodríguez Carballeira and her daughter Hildegart. It caused quite a reaction, probably due to the fact that a feminist woman obsessed with women’s oppression sculpted her daughter to be the solution for that, and when she started drifting from the path her mother had chosen for her, she murdered her in her sleep.…

Privilege and Prejudice: Social Justice in an age of Shame Immunization.

By Robert Crayle

I recently read an article by a blogger named Loki the Scottish Rapper called “PRIVILEGE AND PREJUDICE: SOCIAL JUSTICE IN AN AGE OF MALE CONFUSION.”

I thought I would pick out a few snippets from this blog. Quotes from the article are in speech marks:

“If we don’t initiate our young men into the tribe they will come back and burn the village down – or so the famous, slightly paraphrased, African proverb warns. …

The Southern Belle: Queen of the South

To begin I wish to put forth my hypothesis: the Southern Belle archetype is one of the most powerful female archetypes on the face of the planet. This is based upon the theory of social influence overtaking political power and being what truly guides our civilization.…

El espectro del feminismo

Traducción de un artículo original enviado por el lector de HBB Alex Thorne:

Empezaré este artículo citando torpemente la primera línea del Manifiesto comunista de Karl Marx y Friedrich Engels: «Un espectro recorre Europa: el espectro del comunismo» [1] Para adecuarnos al tema de hoy, me gustaría que sustituyerais la palabra «comunismo» por la palabra «feminismo».…