Category Male violence

Women, know your place

Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas has changed its policy to allow transgender people to use the public toilets of their choice. This was reported with a sense of victory by Anna Waugh of dallasvoice.com, “the premier media source for LGBT Texas”. Anna Waugh’s article states: Transgender woman Paula Witherspoon got a ticket for using a […]

Children don’t have ‘affairs’ with their teachers

This is the front page of today’s i paper, billed as ‘Britain’s first and only concise quality newspaper’. Listen up, i paper: this man didn’t have an ‘affair’ with his pupil. An ‘affair’ is something which happens between consenting adults. Jeremy Forrest’s pupil was 15 when he ABDUCTED her (13 when he first started teaching […]

RadFem 2013: we didn’t kill any men

On 8th & 9th June 2013 a conference for radical feminists was held in central London. ‘RadFem 2013’, as it was termed, aimed ‘to re-build a radical feminist movement and support the re-emerging interest in radical feminism among women.’ Its organisers claimed to be ‘committed to building a strong and vibrant women’s liberation movement and […]

Yes, men ‘of sound mind’ do commit murders

I’ve never studied criminology, psychology or sociology (or any -ology, for that matter) but I do read the papers. I read about murder every single day. I read about women and children being raped and murdered in war zones. I read about schoolchildren being murdered in their classrooms. I read that two women per week […]