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No Quarter

I’ve never thought of myself as being any sort of empath, but maybe there’s hope, because I never got past the first episode on the first DVD of series one of Louie that we got given one Christmas, and now it feels as if the vibe I got from it was guiding true. I’ve locked in that piece of critical armour for good.

This Twitter thread inspired by CK’s behaviour is what’s shaken me most. Most men, surely, would find it shocking that there are enough shitty men acting out their basest fantasies to scar so many women and children. We have the unearned privilege of being shocked because such creeps don’t try it in front of other men. All the more reason to publicise it, and to fight the patriarchal culture that gives rise to it.

“Disbelief ... allows such things to happen.”

The post-Weinstein reckoning.

Male status and performance moderates female-directed hostile and amicable behaviour. (Outlined here.)

Consent classes teach Kenyan schoolchildren how to prevent rape.

23 November 2017 · Events


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