Lately, Ms. hooks has joined the long list of public figures whose shine began to dull for me upon either
On November 15, 2013, the Munk Debates will witness the singularity of exclusionary, transphobic, totally useless not-feminism when Maureen Dowd, Hanna Rosin, Caitlin Moran, and Camille Paglia debate the resolution: “Are men obsolete?” Here’s the justification for this farce:
Since the beginning of human civilization, men have been the dominant sex. But now, for the first time, a host of indicators suggest that women are not only achieving equality with men but are fast emerging as the more successful sex of the species. Whether in education, employment, personal health or child rearing, statistics point to a rise in the status and power of women at home, in the workplace, and in traditional male bastions such as politics. But are men, and the age-old power structures associated with “maleness,” permanently in decline? Or do men still retain significant control over the workplace, the family and society at large, including women? In sum, where are the sexes headed in the 21st century?
I have had just about enough of this bullshit claiming the title Feminism. When Twitter got word, hilarity ensued: