COVID and Male Employment

A big part of the feminist project in the media is to keep female victimhood to the foreground at all times. This can be seen as one dimension of gamma bias that operates within a matrix of four judgements about gender; doing good (celebration), doing harm (perpetration), receiving good (privilege) and receiving harm (victimhood). For… Continue reading COVID and Male Employment

Professor Emma Renold

(Another post in the series on feminist quackademics) Emma Renold is Professor Childhood studies at Cardiff University. You might then think that her area of interest would include both boys and girls. If so, think again, her output is heavily skewed towards girls. According to her web page (here)… Working with feminist, queer and post-humanist… Continue reading Professor Emma Renold

COP26 and Dodgy Feminist Statistics

The half-truths, repeated, authenticated themselves. Joan Didion, ‘The Womens Movement’ It had to come, it was only a matter of time before gender activists put their stamp on the COP26 proceedings. As you might expect, Gender Day at COP26 only looked at the impact of climate change on women and girls there was no mention… Continue reading COP26 and Dodgy Feminist Statistics

Helen Pluckrose & Andrew Doyle

GBNews is a new, UK-based, news channel that has its share of detractors. It certainly got off to a shaky start with wildly fluctuating sound levels and poor lighting. The predictable accusation has been that it is ‘far-right’ and a UK equivalent of Fox News. However, the ‘Guardianystas’ hate it, so it can’t be all… Continue reading Helen Pluckrose & Andrew Doyle

Toxic Feminism

Not all feminism is toxic. There are feminists with whom it is quite possible to agree on some points and respectfully differ on others. In practice, that is not a problem for either party – it is easy to maintain friendly engagement. Then there are the others, the sort of feminists who have established a… Continue reading Toxic Feminism