Misogyny Hate Speech

To a man with hammer, everything looks like a nail” Mark Twain At first sight, a misogyny-hate-speech law seems unobjectionable. Who would defend misogyny? Certainly not me. Unfortunately, some feminists have weaponised the awful circumstances surrounding the death of Sarah Everard in London to push for hastily constructed misogyny-hate-speech legislation. I believe huge dangers are… Continue reading Misogyny Hate Speech

Faux victimhood and narcissism

I often start my day by looking for new articles in Quillette which is an online journal supporting free-thought. Quillette has given a voice to many people who have been ‘cancelled’ or whose voice has been suppressed by censorious individuals, mostly on the progressive left. For this reason, it has been labeled as alt-right but… Continue reading Faux victimhood and narcissism

Victim mongering

Just when you think the Guardian might be improving, some bit of new victim-mongering crops up. The article ‘There is a lot of distrust’: why when in their 30s are hesitant about Covid vaccination‘ was published in the Guardian of Jan 30 2021. The article written by Lucia Osborne-Crowley can be accessed here or by… Continue reading Victim mongering

Toxic femininity?

Toxic femininity like toxic masculinity is a pretty daft idea. However, a recent essay in Areo posits the idea as a counterpoint to those pervasive ideas about toxic masculinity, to which all the evils of society are ascribed. Areo the online free thought journal, edited by Helen Pluckrose, is always worth a read and I… Continue reading Toxic femininity?

Janice Fiamengo

Some of the best critiques of modern feminism have come from former feminists. Good examples being Christina Hoff Sommers and Janice Fiamengo. Not only are they insightful but they are brave because feminism, along with other cults, views apostasy as the worst crime of all. I was prompted to write this post because of a… Continue reading Janice Fiamengo