DOUBLE STANDARDS – Canadian oilfield workers and the pay gap

I ran across this on the Guardian today. They run articles from blue collar workers who describe their work and then answer questions below the line. The first one I saw was from a long haul trucker in the States and this one is by Tyson Cornfield, who works in oilfields in Alberta.…

MISANDRY – The form the backlash is taking – feminists trying to “colonize” men’s issues and failing miserably because they don’t even know what they are

For about a year or so the backlash against the men’s movement has taken the form of questioning the need for a men’s movement by insisting that feminism already does everything the men’s movement says it wants. We see crap like this: Amanda Marcotte’s insultingly witless attempt, Lindy West’s pathetically witless attempt – pathetic because I really think the poor dear imagines she is talking to men in this article, instead of the circlelick of her own echo chamber… And that’s about as good as it gets when it comes to feminism being the cure for men’s ills.…

FEMALE PRIVILEGE – Covert abuse as part of the traditional female role

Dr. Tara Palmatier had an article up about a month ago that I posted to the Men’s Rights subreddit. The article listed the specific tactics a female abuser uses:

1. Keep your Mask on at All Times
2. Damsels in Distress are Hawt!
3. Sex Bomb!
4. Rinse, Wash, Repeat and Put Him on a Long Silken Leash.

SLY INVERSIONS – Prostitution and Rape Culture

The State of Washington defines prostitution:

RCW 9A.88.030

(1) A person is guilty of prostitution if such person engages or agrees or offers to engage in sexual conduct with another person in return for a fee.

(2) For purposes of this section, “sexual conduct” means “sexual intercourse” or “sexual contact,” both as defined in chapter 9A.44 RCW.