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A scientist's view: equality, feminism and men's rights

The world is against men. This week a man was turned away from Legoland for not having a child, apparently to protect the families and children that visit. Men are not allowed to sit next to unaccompanied children on planes because apparently they're all paedophiles-in-waiting. I've had my own …

Kids on Gender Politics: Amusing and Poignant Responses from Children in the 1970s-1980s

<i>“Children help us to mediate between the ideal and the real,”</i> MoMA’s Juliet Kinchin observed in her wonderful design history of childhood. Indeed, children have a singular way of seeing even the most complex of cultural phenomena with disarming clarity. From <b>Letters to Ms., 1972-1987</b> (<i>public …

The Femen scandal shows how muddled we are about men and feminism

If only men ran feminism, we wouldn't be in the mess we are in. We wouldn't have to worry about offending them or arguing among ourselves. We would simply take instruction from consultants on gender struggle. Only the prettiest would be allowed to fight the gender jihad. And we would have to do it …

Obamacare Provokes 21 States Into Banning Abortion Coverage By Private Health Insurers

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's health care reform law may bring new benefits and coverage to women. But Obamacare has also unintentionally provoked a slew of new restrictions on insurance coverage of abortion.<p>Since Obama signed his health care plan into law in 2010, 21 states have enacted …

New Cosmic Mystery: Butterfly Nebulae Align

Wildlife<p>This mosaic shows a selection of stunning images of butterfly-shaped planetary nebulae taken by Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA; NGC 6302: NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team; NGC 6881: ESA/Hubble & NASA; NGC 5189: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team …

Fox News: Rise of female breadwinners will destroy society as we know it

An all-male collection of Fox pundits panic in unison about working women, say “something’s going terribly wrong”<p>Katie McDonough<p>May 30, 2013 5:04pm (UTC)<p>The men of Fox News responded to a Pew Research Report revealing that 40 percent of American mothers are their family's sole or primary …

No Woman Can Call Herself Free

<i>"No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother." -- Margaret Sanger</i><p>The assault on women's rights in America has reached epic proportions. The decisions that women make …

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The Problem with 'Boys Will Be Boys'

This post was originally published in <i>Role/Reboot</i>.<p>For months, every morning when my daughter was in preschool, I watched her construct an elaborate castle out of blocks, colorful plastic discs, bits of rope, ribbons and feathers, only to have the same little boy gleefully destroy it within seconds …

High Schooler Protests ‘Slut-Shaming’ Abstinence Assembly Despite Alleged Threats From Her Principal

A West Virginia high school student is filing an injunction against her principal, who she claims is threatening to punish her for speaking out …