A Question About Berkeley’s Gender Neutral Language Ordnance

Well, OK, and why not? This is the city council defining the words that the city council will use. Shrug. Keeps them away from doing the more damaging things they more normally get up to of course: BERKELEY, Calif....

Steve Hansen’s Right – Domestic Abuse Isn’t Gendered

Steve Hansen, coach of the All Blacks, has got himself into hot water in New Zealand by insisting that domestic abuse isn't a gendered matter. This has, of course, set off the shrieking harpies who want to insist that...

Why Make Tampons More Expensive So The Capitalists Can Make More Profit?

As we know there mere idea that tampons and other such monthlies should pay tax is an outrage. Even that the European Union wouldn't - until recently - allow us to remove the 5% VAT on them was something...

Depicting Violence Against Women Terrible, Writing Just Great

A fun example of double standards here. We know the usual feminist argument against violent p0rno. This normalises such and makes men go out and do more. This is actually incorrect, we've proven this, The massive expansion of broadband...

Not A Good Start To A Guardian Article

You can expel an MP for fiddling expenses – but not violence or misogyny. Why? Mandu Reid Well, actually, yes, you can suffer a recall petition for violence and even misogyny. As long as they avoid a custodial sentence, men who assault...

Pussy Hat Knitting Site – Ravelry – Bans Trump Support

That one of the websites which came up with, popularised, the pussy hat doesn't like Donald Trump should be obvious. That Ravelry has gone on to ban any mention of support for Trump from its forums might seem a...

Female Firefighter Fitness Rule Changes – To Misunderstand What “Talent Pool” Means

Imagine the following. We decide for some reason or other that there should be many more male midwives. We have decided that the absence of male midwives means that we are missing the ability to draw from the widest...

Stella Creasy’s Maternity Leave Whine – But Why Do We Have Elections In The...

Stella Creasy is whining about maternity arrangements for MPs. She will, as and when the time comes, remain on full pay for as long as she desires to not go to Westminster etc. No one at all will check...

ITV’s Discrimination Against Male Scriptwriters

From The BBC ITV will no longer commission comedy shows with all-male writers' rooms, the broadcaster's head of comedy has said. Saskia Schuster said she realised last year that "an awful lot of my comedy entertainment shows are made...

UN Insists Women Should Stay Home And Look After Their Babies

This seems a rather career limiting insistence by the United Nations - that women really must just stay home with their babies for the good of the future society. For that is what is being said with this statement...

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They’re Right, Down’s Syndrome People Are An Endangered Species

This is an entirely proper observation, Down's Syndrome people are indeed an endangered species. Well, perhaps species might be a little extreme, variation upon...