My Tweet to Lena Dunham, Re: Feminism, Ableism

It was Black Friday 2013, and I was depressed. I’m one of those SAD / holiday depression people. When in that mode, I use twitter to vent–nothing terrible, but negative. (It’s a bad habit.)

Lena Dunham had tweeted: “As a girl with serious thighs you dream of looking like Venus or Serena.…

HOMOPHOBIA – The homophobia that wasn’t

Behold the power of victimhood.

Did you catch the story about the waitress in New Jersey who claimed some customers stiffed her on the tip and wrote on the receipt that the reason was that they didn’t approve of her lifestyle? Donations poured in to make up the tip she had missed out on and she decided to donate it all to the Wounded Warrior Project.…

MISANDRY – Isolating Men: Platonic touch and gay-shaming

In its continuing quest to look like it cares about men The Good Man Project had a post decrying the way men are barred for Platonic touch in our culture, and the harm this inflicts on men.

On the Reddit thread where this article was posted dungone made these comments:

[–]dungone 6 points7 points8 points 2 days ago*

Going to call bullshit on this.

Honey Badger Radio: Brian Banks and the Social Rapist Show Notes

Air Date: 21/11/2013

Show Intro (written by Alison Tieman, Narrated by Karen Straughan)

Wanetta Gibson. Wanetta Gibson. That’s the woman who falsely accused Brian Banks of rape in 2002. Even though there was no physical evidence to corroborate Wanetta Gibson’s testimony and her story that he had dragged her, protesting, past five class rooms full of students without anyone noticing was far from plausible, Brian Banks was threatened with being tried as an adult and pressured to take a plea deal.…

Honey Badger Radio: Brian Banks and the Social Rapist

Show Notes

 

Wanetta Gibson. Wanetta Gibson. That’s the woman who falsely accused Brian Banks of rape in 2002. Even though there was no physical evidence to corroborate Wanetta Gibson’s testimony and her story that he had dragged her, protesting, past five class rooms full of students without anyone noticing was far from plausible, Brian Banks was threatened with being tried as an adult and pressured to take a plea deal.…

THE FEMINIST PIMP HAND – Sororities and wolfpacks and silencing

It has become obvious that the Feminist Pimp Hand deserves a category of its own. It is quite obvious that it is an all too common policing tactic and that it needs to be highlighted and exposed. Here’s one we are highlighting this time.

The example we are highlighting involves a feminist wolfpack, the commentariat at Manboobz.…

DAMSELING – The moan about housework, again

Here we go again, another moan, this time from Annalyn Kurtz, about how men don’t do their share of household chores, all of course without any consideration of who gets to decide what chores need to be done in the first place, in other words, how many chores there actually are.…