Ode to the Mothers in their Sisyphean Joy

Forgive me, please. I’m about to do what a man is not likely now or ever to be encouraged by prudence to do: I’m going to speak for women. Not all women, mind you. But women nonetheless, which is perilous enough. Though the women in my life are in fact considerable in number and unparalleled […]

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Homosexuals and Feminists Actually Despise Women

Homosexuals like to buddy up with feminists, and both groups claim to be fighting for the equality of women and minorities and equal rights for oppressed and marginalized groups. Is that what they are actually accomplishing? No. They are both fighting for the same thing, but it’s not what they claim. Both groups are actually […]

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All-Women’s Wellesley College Rejects Transgender Diversity Officer Because She’s a “White Man” Now

Whelp. This is where we are as a society now. This story out of Wellesley College—you know, Hillary Clinton’s alma mater—just about wraps it up for me. I can hardly wrap my head around it, but here it is: Timothy Boatwright was born a girl, and checked off the “female” box when applying to the Massachusetts […]

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House Votes to Freeze Planned Parenthood Funding for a Year

In what will probably amount to nothing more than a political statement, the House of Representatives voted to freeze federal funding to Planned Parenthood: In a 241-187 vote, nearly all Republicans and two Democrats approved legislation that would block Planned Parenthood’s federal funding for one year, giving time for Congress to fully investigate claims of […]

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Hillary Clinton Losing Support Among Democrat Women

Hillary Clinton seems like the natural Democrat choice for women in the Democrat party, but a recent poll indicates that her support there is waning sharply: Hillary Rodham Clinton is suffering rapid erosion of support among Democratic women — the voters long presumed to be her bedrock in her bid to become the nation’s first […]

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The Subtle Micro-Aggression and the Ubiquitous Taking of Offense

Being offended is our generation’s version of being right. Because, obviously, if someone is offending you, he is wrong. In that cultural milieu, the subtle merchants of insult detection have created ever finer instruments to amplify even the smallest traces of political incorrectness. Take the micro-aggression, for instance. Apparently ceding the point that outright and […]

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Why Young Feminists Don’t Love Hillary Clinton … and Why it Won’t Matter

An article in the National Journal explores why many young feminists aren’t gushing over Hillary Clinton and her 2016 presidential bid. The main problem boils down to the fairly contemporary concept of intersectionality: As the feminism of [Betty] Friedan and second-wave stalwarts like Gloria Steinem moved into the mainstream, some began to criticize it as […]

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