TagMen’s Issues

Breaking the Narrative Episode 33: Wibbly Wobbly Wordy Lordy Stuffs! Why Do These Labels Make No Sense?”


Due to the events that seem to keep popping up since the inauguration, hell, for the past 50+ years or so, I think that we need to talk about two very specific labels concerning politics: Liberal and Conservative.  You may be wondering, “What does this have to do with Men’s Rights or Vidya Alex?” For the latter it means very little, as video games are not something of a...

The miseducation of young men, part three


by Seth Joseph This is part three of a series about the ways we as a society lie to young men about dating, women, and relationships. “Women Are Oppressed by Men” Let us focus this final segment on the biggest lie— one of the most insidious, divisive, toxic ideas to ever be elevated to a level of dogma by Western Civilization: the idea than women are now, and have always been getting the short...

The Alienation of Men in Fiction


by Aaron Doudy
That’s right. It’s time to analyze culture and business! Aren’t you all excited? You’re not?
Shut up.
We’re going to talk about it anyway. Stretch those brain muscles of yours. It’s good for them.
Anyway, it’s no secret that in the publishing industry the majority of readers in their audience are female.…

Are Sony and Mattel considering casting a rapist to play a role model for little girls?


According to Hollywood Reporter and Movieweb.com articles, Amy Schumer is being considered for the role in Sony’s live-action screenplay featuring Mattel’s iconic Barbie™. The evolution of Barbie™ has been shaped over the years by feminist interests, as Mattel responded to complaints when aspects of the toy’s design and character were deemed problematic by various women’s...

The miseducation of young men, part one


by Seth Joseph We lie to young men. We do it so much and in so many ways. Wishful thinking, perhaps? We all need that from time to time— a polite side-stepping of the truth can be a necessary lubrication, an oil in grinding gears. But when it comes to women, and particularly what we teach about dating, the lies and half honest answers we feed our young men can do quite a lot of harm in the long...

Feminist and social justice editions: Pournelle’s Iron Law of Bureaucracy


By Not Faber451
In George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, the three super states Oceania, Eurasia and Eastasia are always at war with each other. The true purpose of the war is revealed near the two-third mark of the plot: the war exists to be a drain on manpower and resources, so living standards cannot improve in a way that will disrupt the current balance of power.…