• Peter commented on the blog post Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet   9 months, 2 weeks ago · View

    I re-read Jaclyn Friedman’s essay, thinking I would find a implicit refutation of Yoffe. But instead I find a piece that ends with 5 key suggestions for women: 1. Rape is never your fault. 2. Nonetheless, the world is dangerous, and there are things you can do to increase your safety. 3. (and part of [...]

  • Peter commented on the blog post “For Serious?” News of the Day: Women’s tears are a boner-killer   3 years, 6 months ago · View

    For what it’s worth, the four primary authors of this study are not just scientists — as in “fuck these scientists” — but also women. Just so we’re clear who we’re fucking.

  • Peter commented on the blog post Louis C.K.’s unfunny sketch about race   4 years ago · View

    I’m with Katie, et al. This bit’s not just funny; it’s really, really smart. Painfully smart. Think of how much critical race and whiteness — and feminist — theory he has crammed in those two minutes!

    Or even two sentences: “I’m a white man! You can’t even hurt my feelings!”

  • Peter commented on the blog post On Time’s “Courageous” Cover.   4 years ago · View

    ilitarism is predicated on the belief that masculinity and violence are effective solutions and bring peace

    Oh, so that’s what masculinity is? Masculinity and violence — as opposed to femininity and gentleness, I suppose.

  • Peter commented on the blog post Mainstream media outlets ignore people of color   4 years ago · View

    While many of the study’s points remain salient, there is clearly a bias in the methodology — one that will help to produce such skewed numbers. According to the study, a news story only counts as being “related in a significant way” to, say, African-Americans if 25% of more of the item is “about” that [...]

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