Posts Tagged Suzanne Venker

Quote of the Day: “Men–the new second class citizens”

Regular readers of the blog probably know by now that I have a weakness for Suzanne Venker’s trolling. I try my best but I will always, always click that link-baiting headline to see her latest absurdity. You, however, should be better than me and resist the temptation to give FOX News any more pageviews. Just enjoy this little nugget:

“Yet it is males who suffer in our society. From boyhood through adulthood, the White American Male must fight his way through a litany of taunts, assumptions and grievances about his very existence. His oppression is unlike anything American women have faced. Unlike women, however, men don’t organize and form groups when they’ve been persecuted. They just ...

Regular readers of the blog probably know by now that I have a weakness for Suzanne Venker’s trolling. I try my best but I will always, always click that link-baiting headline ...

Weekly Feminist Reader

Last night, a man was shot in the streets of New York in a hate crime marked by homophobic slurs. Bigotry kills.

A survivor argues that military sexual trauma should be treated as as national security issue.

Radio host Pete Santilli says Hilary Clinton needs to be “shot in the vagina.”

A proposed law to protect Afghan women was blocked by opponents.

This guy wants the government to pay women to date him.

On not being a “good” trans woman.

The Pentagon has established a process for trans vets to choose the gender listed in their records.

“Jokes can… validate prejudicial viewers and consumers in a way that defenders ...

Last night, a man was shot in the streets of New York in a hate crime marked by homophobic slurs. Bigotry kills.

A survivor argues that military sexual trauma should be treated ...

Suzanne Venker responds to criticism of “The war on men”

We all owe Suzanne Venker a big apology. When Feministing criticized her Fox News piece “The war on men,” we thought she was saying that women shouldn’t compete with men. In fact, as she clarified to the Daily Beast, what she really meant to say was the wives shouldn’t compete with husbands. It was all just a simple wording mistake!

According to the Daily Beast interview, Venker believes women can have high-powered jobs, but we have to leave our ambitions and accomplishments in the workplace. “You need to keep those separate,” she said. “Otherwise it will make your marriage more of a competition than a complementary relationship.” No mention is made of whether men “keeping those ...

We all owe Suzanne Venker a big apology. When Feministing criticized her Fox News piece “The war on men,” we thought she was saying that women shouldn’t compete with men. In fact, as ...