The Other McCain

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

Preparing Their Excuses in Advance

  It’s only February 2019, and feminists are already playing the gender card in the Democrat primary race, Paul Mirengoff at Powerline observes: The race for the Democratic presidential nomination has barely commenced, but already Margaret Sullivan, the Washington Post’s media columnist, is whining about “sexist” coverage of female candidates. As evidence she mentions the […]

Meghan Murphy’s Lawsuit: Because Twitter Has Already Lost Its Credibility

  You don’t have to like Meghan Murphy to applaud her lawsuit against the corporate SJW totalitarians now running Twitter: Canadian feminist writer Meghan Murphy is suing Twitter after she was banned for her tweets about transgender people. Attorneys for Murphy on Monday filed suit in the Superior Court of California for the County of […]

‘Social Justice’ Is for Homos

  Remember my post yesterday about Tumblr? How it’s a money-losing dumpster fire full of pornography and mentally ill LGBTQ activists? In the comments of that post, someone linked to Scott Alexander’s classic 2014 essay at Slate Star Codex called “The Toxoplasma of Rage,” which explains why Tumblr sucks so bad: Tumblr’s interface doesn’t allow […]

Madness Take Its Toll

  Frankenfurter, it’s all over. Your mission is a failure. Your lifestyle’s too extreme . . . The woman spoke with a Russian accent, and she wanted someone to listen. We were in the lobby of the Heritage Foundation after Monday’s event “The Inequality of the Equality Act: Concerns from the Left,” where the ideology […]

Would You Hire @ChloeAngyal? (With Extra Special Bonus Schadenfreude)

  Following up on Friday’s post (“‘Learn to Code’ and the Collapse of the Millennial SJW Clickbait Bubble”), we come to the case of now-unemployed Huffington Post deputy opinion editor Chloe Angyal. Professor Reynolds reminds us of the fact that after Dr. Angyal undertook this job, she focused on increasing “diversity” in HuffPo’s opinion columns […]

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 […]

#BoycottGillette: Company Goes Full SJW, Launches Anti-Male Ad Campaign

  “Rigid definitions of masculinity are toxic to men’s health. . . . The goal is to help those socialized as men to unlearn some of the notions that have led to such profound harm being enacted toward others and toward themselves.” — Brown University, “Unlearning Toxic Masculinity” “Gillette parent Procter & Gamble Co. is […]

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