The Other McCain

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

The First Rule of Feminism

Feminism is the belief that men are entirely useless, except when men are destructive and evil. If you think any man ever had any skill, knowledge or virtue that entitled him to be treated with courtesy and respect, you are not a feminist. According to feminism, all that is good and worthy in human history […]

Feminism and First-World Problems: ‘Hypervigilance’ as Irrational Phobia

Jessica Valenti wants mentally ill women to know that their mental illness is the fault of the oppressive patriarchy: A study published this month in the journal Sex Roles reveals that some of the sexism women face — from catcalling and sexual harassment to sexual objectification and violence — makes women generally more fearful and […]

Campus Kangaroo Courts

Federal law trumps campus policy: A lawsuit filed by an Amherst College student who argued the school unfairly held up his academic career over an old, unproven allegation of an on-campus rape has quietly settled. According to records in U.S. District Court, the college recently reached a settlement with the “John Doe” but neither his […]

The Damaged Feminist

Emily McCombs is a recovering addict with tattoos and a pierced nose, not to mention a history of bulimia and sexual perversion, so it only makes sense that she is executive editor of the feminist blog Feminism is a movement of “broken people” who blame “society” for their misfortunes and thus feel compelled to […]

Professional Perverts

What kind of people want to talk dirty to children? Perverts, and also government sex educators. But I repeat myself: The former Ontario deputy education minister who oversaw the development of a controversial sex-ed program before facing child sex charges will plead guilty to a number of those charges. Benjamin Levin, born 1952, was arrested […]

The #MarchForLife2015 Thread

WASHINGTON, D.C. The lobby and corridors of this hotel were crowded with Catholic school kids when we checked in yesterday. St. Vincent de Paul of Perryville, Missouri, was the most visible contingent — dozens of kids wearing blue-and-gold letterman’s jackets — but the annual March for Life brings groups from all around the country, not […]

Another Oppressed Victim of Heteronormative Patriarchy

Feminists must be grumbling this morning about the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign’s P.R. coup, a¬†glowing feature story in People magazine about Chelsea’s enjoyment of motherhood: “I’m so happy being a mom” — and shares why she’s so passionate about talking, reading and singing to her baby, in an exclusive interview with PEOPLE and video featuring […]

Feminist Hears Voices in Her Head

Julie Zeilinger (@juliezeilinger) has¬†found a new feminist hero: [F]eminist vlogger Kat Lazo . . . recently decided to stride confidently around her Queens, New York, neighborhood in the nude, and then post footage of the NSFW stroll online for the masses to see. “I can say that there hasn’t been a day where I’m not […]

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