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Self Respect

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius on Monday. 5 Replies

Andy Borowitz Hoot

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Nov 16. 6 Replies

Mass Shooters Usually Men Targeting Women

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Nov 8. 2 Replies

Men's Rights is White Supremacy Gateway

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Aug 20. 2 Replies

Islam is a misogynistic and harmful religion.

Started by Jaber Al Khayam. Last reply by Joseph P Mar 6. 17 Replies

Gender Equality Hit List Next

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Dec 22, 2016. 0 Replies

Feminazi's are not feminists.

Started by Jaber Al Khayam. Last reply by Joan Denoo Dec 10, 2016. 10 Replies

TV : Dumb Down, with a side of sexual assault

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Nov 22, 2016. 1 Reply

Misogynist A**holes in Ascendancy

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Loren Miller Sep 26, 2016. 1 Reply

A Gentlemen's Guide to Rape Culture

Started by Merelen. Last reply by sehkmet Aug 31, 2016. 25 Replies

Think twice about marrying a police officer

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by sehkmet Aug 27, 2016. 7 Replies

Men together make extreme choices

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by sehkmet Aug 27, 2016. 1 Reply

Trolling against women and African-Americans = right wing "skills"

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Aug 27, 2016. 2 Replies

Get evicted for calling 911

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 24, 2016. 9 Replies

Male Movie Critics Pan Female-Centric Plots

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joseph P Jul 20, 2016. 12 Replies

Abuser Tactics in National Politics

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud Jun 29, 2016. 2 Replies

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Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on December 9, 2016 at 10:03pm

Schrodinger's douchebag! Good one, Grinning Cat!

Comment by Grinning Cat on September 17, 2016 at 12:13am

From comments at Joe.My.God.:

Schrodinger's douchebag: A guy who says offensive things & decides whether he was joking based upon the reaction of people around himOriginally in reference to tRump's second recent "joke" about assassinating Hillary Clinton, but applicable to a lot of situations!

Many misogynists claim that their outrageous putdowns of women are "just joking"... but jokes in fact serve a social function. People in the in-group, who share the joke-teller's worldview, will find a joke funny (and thinkable at some level); if you find it offensive, you're not in the intended in-group.

More, including Jason Steed's Twitter lecture, at the Vox article http://www.vox.com/2016/8/9/12417100/donald-trump-assassinate-hilla... .

Comment by Joseph P on June 28, 2016 at 9:06am

Oh yeah, that fucking district.  I don't know how it slipped my mind, but of course that district is the one that includes Texas.  Duh.

Yeah, that's the federal district court that forced a Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, since every other district court ruled in favor of gay marriage.

Comment by Loren Miller on June 28, 2016 at 5:03am

Joseph, if I understand correctly, the lower court ruling UPHELD the law, so a 4-4 decision would have been disastrous.  Justice Kennedy was the key factor here, and I can't help but notice that Larry, Curly and Moe wrote some rather "sour-grapes" dissents!

Still, this is a VERY BIG DEAL and I for one and glad of it!

Comment by Joseph P on June 28, 2016 at 2:48am

I'm going to start volunteering for this sort of thing soon, actually.

Comment by Grinning Cat on June 27, 2016 at 11:34pm

Amazing news! All the more reason to help like-minded friends who haven't already done so register, get proper ID if they need it, and VOTE!

Judges for federal district courts and appeals courts are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate as well.

Comment by Joseph P on June 27, 2016 at 9:30pm

Nice ... and a 5-3, not just a 4-4 upholding of a lower court's ruling.  For all of the crap that Kennedy votes for, which you would think would be a blatant violation of the first amendment, at least he's firmly behind reproductive rights.

Of course, since there's never a religious argument made in favor of an anti-choice law — at least not officially — since most (but not all) of the zealots behind the legislation aren't stupid enough to stick something like that onto it, there's no reason for Kennedy to flip.

Hopefully we can get a more consistent replacement for Kennedy, when he goes.  Sadly, Roberts and Alito are probably going to be around for a long time.  Thomas is a bit older, but I think he's in pretty good shape.

Comment by Loren Miller on June 27, 2016 at 10:36am

OUTSTANDING NEWS!  The Supreme Court of the United States has OVERTURNED the restrictive abortion laws in Texas!!!!!

Story from CBS News.

Comment by Plinius on April 22, 2016 at 12:00am

Their intelligence must be staggering!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on April 21, 2016 at 4:45pm

In the "you can't make this stuff up" category, PayPal holds a panel to discuss workplace gender equality, and all male panel.

PayPal’s All Male Panel to Discuss Gender Inclusion in the Workplace

 

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