Day: June 20, 2006

Alpha Males

One thing that always comes up in discussions of Nice Guys™ is the idea that in order to be a “success” with women, one should act like an Alpha Male. Ah, yes, the Alpha Male idea. It’s a concept readily…

In Your FACE, Minneapolis!

Yeah, I’m pretty well sick to the teeth of the demonization of New York and New Yorkers as loud, pushy, mouthy, rude, dirty, inconsiderate, uncivil, what have you. The corollary to that is the lionization of the “Heartland” as the…

Body Politics

Jill beat me to the punch on Scott’s American Prospect article (damn that time difference and Jill’s reserves of youthful energy!), but I wanted to point out that Scott’s is not the only article in the issue of 7/5/06 on…

No School for Girls in Afghanistan

But, but, but, I thought we won in Afghanistan! Remember? We went in and we liberated all those burqa-wearing women, because feminist goals are laudable when we can use them as an excuse to bomb the hell out of countries…

Saudi Women Are Speaking Online

But they’re being censored by their government because they talk about sex and God. If those were the rules here, Feministe would be thoroughly out of business. Thanks again to Miss Pen Name, who sent me all kinds of fabulous…