Jonathan Zinck

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Jilly Cooper says she loves being wolf whistled as she bemoans #MeToo leaving men unable to flirt anymore

Jilly Cooper has said that the #MeToo movement has left men and women unable to flirt with each other, adding that she loves to be wolf-whistled.<p>The author, famous for frankly discussing sex and romance in her work, told the Sunday Times magazine, lamented that her womanizing character Rupert …

Flirting

11 Instances Of Everyday Sexism Women Experience Without Realizing It

While it’s no secret that inequality still pervades in women’s daily lives, it can be hard to pinpoint exactly how and where inequality becomes an …

Feminism

Battlefield 5 Boss Defends Female Characters, Saying They're "Here To Stay"

Battlefield 5 is causing quite the commotion. With the reveal of the WWII period shooter, EA and DICE revealed the character on the front cover is a woman and multiplayer will feature playable female characters for the first time. DICE boss Oskar Gabrielson took to Twitter to defend the …

'It's only a beer': the unwritten contracts between men and women

The first time I failed to pay up, I was a high school student at a bowling alley in my small town in central Pennsylvania. An older man bought me a beer and talked to me while he shot pool. Smoking and drinking in that grungy bowling alley bar in the seediest part of town, I felt cosmopolitan and …

Feminism

A broken idea of sex is flourishing. Blame capitalism | Rebecca Solnit

In this world, women are marketed as toys and trophies. Are we surprised when some men take things literally?<p>Since the Toronto bloodbath, a lot of pundits have belatedly awoken to the existence of the “incel” (short for involuntary celibate) online subculture and much has been said about it. Too …

Feminism

How Cosby's 'Pound Cake' Speech Helped Lead to His Downfall

In federal court and the public consciousness, his moralizing accelerated the cultural backlash against him and provided evidence that would be used against him at trial.<p>On Thursday, “America’s Dad” was convicted of sexual assault.<p>Cosby’s image as a wholesome sitcom dad and moral exemplar had been …

Bill Cosby

‘There’s a lot of truth in this’: Incel spokesperson defends movement praised by Alek Minassian

The incel movement has been thrust into the headlines since Alek Minassian allegedly ran down and killed 10 people in Toronto, most of whom were …

Nearly every mass killer is a man. We should all be talking more about that | Gary Younge

After the Toronto attack, there should be a debate about toxic masculinity, and the issues of identity and rage that turn so many men towards violence<p>From the Oklahoma bombing to the massacre in Norway it is always the same. In the immediate aftermath of mass murder, the initial hypothesis is that …

Lawn Mowing

What Are Incels? Find Out From These Experts

The accused van driver allegedly posted a message about an "Incel Rebellion."<p>TORONTO — A message allegedly posted by the accused in Toronto's deadly …

The internet is enabling a community of men who want to kill women. They need to be stopped

The man who killed 10 people in Toronto this week said “the Incel Rebellion has begun!”<p>In 1989, a man armed with a hunting rifle and a knife entered a Montreal university and systematically killed 14 women, before killing himself. “I have decided to send the feminists, who have always ruined my …

If incels’ violent misogyny had a role in Toronto, we mustn’t downplay it | Emer O’Toole

On 6 December 1989, a misogynist who claimed he was “fighting feminism” shot dead 14 women, mostly engineering students, at Montréal’s École Polytechnique. I won’t use the murderer’s name. These men want us to use their names.<p>The women were Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, …

Yonge Street

After Toronto attack, online misogynists praise suspect as 'new saint'

Before allegedly killing 10 people with a van in Toronto, Alek Minassian appeared to have posted a message on Facebook that linked him to a toxic online community of misogynists that has become the source of a growing pattern of violence.<p>The Facebook post, which authorities who spoke with NBC News …

Feminism

31-year-old self-made millionaire reveals the simple formula to his success

According to self-made millionaire Timothy Kim, you don't need to be intelligent in order to be wealthy. Instead, he says you just need to learn what …

Rise of the daddy's girl as more daughters confide in their fathers

Daddy's girls are on the rise as more daughters are talking to their dads about their problems than ever before, ONS data shows.<p>Figures from the Office for National Statistics show that in 2017 45 per cent of girls talked to their fathers about things that mattered to them more than once a week, …

Research: The Industrial Revolution Left Psychological Scars That Can Still Be Seen Today

The Industrial Revolution, which brought together large-scale coal-based industries like mining, steel, pottery, and textiles, helped create the foundation of modern society and wealth. At the same time, the early industrial economies that formed in this era were also associated with brutal working …

Psychology

I didn’t understand male privilege until I became a stay-at-home dad

When my wife returned to work after parental leave, I took my first trip to the grocery with two kids, not knowing I would return home feeling like a hero. On a Monday morning, I pushed the green cart with flame decals through the second set of sliding doors and toward the deli. My 3-year-old son …

Parenting

Self-help guru accused of branding women is charged with sex trafficking

An American self-help guru accused of presiding over a secretive society of female sex slaves branded with his initials has been arrested in Mexico after fleeing from New York state.<p>Keith Raniere, 57, co-founder of the group called Nxivm, was returned to Texas on Monday, according to prosecutors, …

New York State

There’s An Online Harassment Campaign Underway Against People Advocating For Diversity In Comics

Creators and fans are pushing for more representation of women, racial diversity, and LGBT characters in comics. But they’ve been met with a hostile backlash online.<p><b>An online harassment</b> campaign and culture war called #Comicsgate is underway against people pushing to diversify the comic book …

More games like Pokémon Go are coming as Google Maps opens to developers

You may remember a little game called <i>Pokémon Go</i>. When the augmented-reality game launched in 2016, it became an instant global phenomenon on mobile. …

New Research Finds No Link Between Violent Video Games and Aggression

In response to the recent school massacre in Parkland, Florida, President Donald Trump met with video-game manufacturers to debate whether their …

Grand Theft Auto

Australian workers 'grin and bear' it in silent workplace bullying epidemic

For Isabelle*, the breakdown of her mental health started when some of her workmates made little jokes at her expense.<p>Isabelle has a strong work …

What You're Forgetting When You Compliment Someone For Losing Weight

Congratulating someone on weight loss can seem harmless and even encouraging, but it’s really time we stopped commenting on other people’s bodies …

"I'm never going to take your booby games away from you"

As part of yesterday's International Women's Day celebrations across the industry, Ubisoft and Microsoft put together an all-star panel event at the …

The dark reasons so many rich people are miserable human beings

It’s no picnic having a massive bank balance<p>Mo money, mo problems.<p>New research shows the richer we get, the less happy we become. A study, published …

Take it from someone who has been morbidly obese: this is what overweight people actually need to hear

Another week and another stark warning has been delivered to millennials. This time we have been told in no uncertain terms that we are set to be the …

After Weight Loss, Hunger Is a Life Sentence

It's one of nature's many cruel jokes. Even when an obese person loses a serious amount of weight through exercise and dietary changes, their overall …

We all want good sex. It’s time for men to do their part.

<i>This is part of a series about love in the #MeToo era.</i><p>As the pain grew intolerable in my right hip, I treated myself to a professional massage. I am a single mom and busy professional. Luxury items don’t happen often. I expected to feel relief from a chronic sports injury. Instead, I was flooded …

Make This Greek Avocado Chicken Salad and Eat It All Week

Chicken salad and tuna salad are tried-and-true lunch staples. I don't think there was ever a time that I went to my grandparents' home and opened …

Healthy Eating