Monthly Archives: January 2012

An open letter to The Rt Hon Louise Mensch MP

The following letter is being posted today. If you would like the self-assessment guide, ‘Are you a Feminist or a Post-Feminist?’, could you please email a request to me at mikebuchanan@hotmail.co.uk. Thank you. Dear Ms Mensch, As a writer on gender politics, I’ve … Continue reading

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Should women ditch the words ‘feminism’ and ‘feminist’?

A number of women are bravely seeking to re-define feminism in ways which aren’t exclusively left-wing, but they’re fighting a losing battle, in my view. I think they’d be wise to ditch the words ‘feminism’ and ‘feminist’ altogether, and invent new terms to … Continue reading

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Recommended websites and blogs

There’s an ever-growing number of websites and blogs of interest to people who are interested in gender politics but have non-feminist perspectives. Please let me know of any websites or blogs which you think might usefully be added to the following list. Thank … Continue reading

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The ‘glass ceiling’

Of all the many fantasies, lies, delusions and myths believed and propagated by militant feminists, few are as enduring as the ‘glass ceiling’ – the notion that women are prevented from reaching senior positions because of discrimination against them by men. Militant feminists claim … Continue reading

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Misandry (the hatred of men)

Misandry underpins militant feminism, and fuels it. It’s militant feminism’s prime recruiting tool. A number of academics have explored the phenomenon of misandry, most notably Paul Nathanson and Katherine Young (both of McGill University, Montreal) in a series of books including Spreading Misandry, Legalizing Misandry and Spiritualizing Misandry. … Continue reading

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Recommended books

The following books might be of interest to anyone with an interest in exploring gender and related issues, and feminism in particular. Please let me know of any books which you think might usefully be added to the list. Thank you. Adams, … Continue reading

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Militant Feminism: an assault on women?

In her book Who Stole Feminism? How Women Have Betrayed Women (1994) the American feminist Christina Hoff Sommers distinguished between ‘equity’ feminists who seek equality of opportunities for women – she includes herself in their number – and ‘gender’ feminists, who … Continue reading

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