The Glass Blindspot

(What do Will Knowland, James Damore, Allessandro Strumia, Larry Summers and now Glass Blind Spot have in common?) Feminists like to claim that it is they who lack power but were they to ask themselves two simple questions they might reach a different conclusion. First, how many feminists have lost their jobs for expressing often… Continue reading The Glass Blindspot

Professor Emma Renold (2)

(More on the boy-blind professor of childhood studies) Feminists love their neologisms. Mansplaining, manspreading and the shecession are recent examples culled from daily newspapers in the UK. Today, I would like to coin my own neologism – andranopsia (an means without, opsia means seeing and andros means man), a condition the renders men and boys… Continue reading Professor Emma Renold (2)

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 ‘Guardianistas’ 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

The Murder of David Amess

(The gender sympathy gap) The Conservative MP David Amess was stabbed to death at his constituency surgery in Essex and a 25 year old man of Somali extraction has be been arrested. It is believed that it was a terrorist attack and the perpetrator Ali Harbi Ali is being investigated by counter-terrorism police. There was… Continue reading The Murder of David Amess