The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

A World Without Norms: The Influence of Judith Butler’s ‘Gender Trouble’

Feminists protest in Los Angeles, January 2017. “When did feminism go completely bonkers?” That question is sometimes raised when I relate the latest outburst of madness from academia (e.g., “How has the form of your child been culturally interpreted?”) or from popular culture (e.g., Gillette’s advertising attack on “toxic masculinity”). Indeed, this spiraling descent into […]

Lesbian Professor: ‘How Has the Form of Your Child Been Culturally Interpreted?’

  Hanna McCann is a lesbian and a feminist (but I repeat myself) who has a Ph.D. and teaches Gender Studies at the University of Melbourne. She is a man-hating anti-heterosexual ideologue, a proponent of queer theory, and the author of Queering Femininity: Sexuality, Feminism, and the Politics of Presentation. No one outside the world […]

It’s the Degeneracy, Stupid

Instapundit calls attention to a study showing a 5-point IQ decline between men born in 1975 and those born in 1991 — between Generation X and Millennials, in other words — and researchers blame this on increased childhood time spent on computers, smartphones and videogames. Ace follows this with research showing that too much screen […]

‘An Apparently Consensual Relationship’

  Lauren McCluskey was returning from class Oct. 22 when she was shot to death on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City. McCluskey was a 21-year-old senior from Pullman, Washington, who was a member of the university’s track team. She was on her cellphone talking to her mother at the time of […]

Too Tall or Too Black? ‘Intersectionality’ in Missouri Harassment Lawsuit

Jeremy Rowles (left) was accused of harassment by Annalise Breaux (right). The increasingly weird world of Title IX enforcement: An official at Mizzou indicated during a deposition that a male student who was physically larger than the female student he asked out may have violated the school’s Title IX policy because his physical size gave […]

Transgender Rage: You Can’t Have a Women’s Symbol at a Women’s College

Mount Holyoke College is a “prestigious” women’s college, in the sense that “prestigious” is a synonym for expensive ($64,658 a year, including room and board). It’s one of the so-called “Seven Sisters” colleges of New England, so if you’re rich and your daughter is a radical lesbian with a mania for social justice, Mount Holyoke […]

Teacher Pronounces Education Secretary DeVos ‘Completely Under-Qualified’

Hannah Parisa Siboyeh (from her Facebook page). In a video posted to YouTube in February 2017, Hannah Siboyeh provided “a list of reasons why I believe that Betsy DeVos is completely under-qualified to be” U.S. Secretary of Education. Siboyeh at that time was 23, a college student who was also working as a substitute teacher […]

Princeton Feminist Noa Wollstein Hates Men and ‘Heteronormative’ Kissing

Princeton University sophomore Noa Wollstein. Male students at Princeton University must be warned to avoid sophomore Noa Wollstein, a feminist who hates all men. Last month, Ms. Wollstein wrote a column in the student newspaper denouncing Princeton’s a cappella singing group the Tigertones for performing the song “Kiss the Girl” from Disney’s The Little Mermaid […]

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