Tag: reverse sexism

BBC Reports on Life Without Men

Posted by Elizabeth Debold in Blog, Culture, women. 5 comments

11th July

Well, a young feminist friend, Vanessa Fisher, sent me the link to this article from the BBC (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/8142104.stm) and I had to post it here. She commented that it was reverse sexism, taken to the extreme. It sure is. While it seems to be part of the evolutionary process that each stage of development pushes against the last, we sure need to move beyond the way postmodern culture villifies men (and “the masculine”) and idealizes women (and “the feminine”). As some of the comments here show, male bashing has too often become a postmodern sport among women.

Life without men

Scientists claim to have grown human sperm in a lab, and columnists and bloggers are musing on the possibility of a world where men are no longer needed.

Michael Hanlon in the Daily Mail

is not looking forward to the prospect of a world that … Read More »


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