MISANDRY – Trying to get services for a male victim of domestic violence

This story will come as no surprise to anyone familiar with what male victims of domestic abuse face when it comes to getting taken seriously and getting any kind of services in their time of need. But there are lots of denialists out there, some out of self-interest because they think victimhood is a female prerogative or perhaps out of macho posturing because they like to think men are invulnerable – whatever the reason, there are lots of people in denial about the vulnerability of men to Intimate Partner Violence.…

DOUBLE STANDARDS – And Sexist Piggery – Her Husband Has No Say In the Matter, Of Course

Caroline Hax had an article recently in which a woman came to her about her husband who didn’t want her pregnancy to continue. He didn’t want another child. This pregnancy was the result of years of IVF attempts, and the husband had changed his mind at some point.…

PARENTING – “Back Off, Stay-At-Home Dads” – In Praise of SAHDs

I don’t know who Amy Ruble is, but I love her. She has an article up at Dad or Alive that is both clever and substantive. Basically she is faux-lamenting the demise of the cult of Stay At Home Moms.

This is how she starts off:

“Outwardly, I’m supportive and feminist.