Some women who never existed

A popular publishing theme is the invisible women myth. The books argue that female achievement is less likely to be acknowledged and celebrated because, it is claimed, histories has been written by men. Such books are usually an exercise in confirmation bias. That is, only looking for evidence that supports your point of view and… Continue reading Some women who never existed

Men and masks

There has been a slew of recent articles berating men for not wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic. These fit into a wider set of articles written by feminist journalists blaming men for their own increased death rate during the COVID 19 pandemic. By not washing their hands, for example, or not obeying social distancing… Continue reading Men and masks

A feminist cycle race

A number of events ignited the wish to start this website. This one was quite trivial but illustrated the loaded way gender issues are often reported in the media. The Omloops Het Nieuwsblad women’s cycle race is not a subject that would normally reach the front pages of national newspapers or be reported on the… Continue reading A feminist cycle race