Beck: #YesAllWoman is Just ‘Man-Bashing’

Glenn Beck is annoyed that women are actually telling their stories of harassment and marginalization on Twitter using the #YesAllWomen hashtag, dismissing it as just “good old-fashioned man-bashing.” Which only proves the need for such stories to be told, don’t you think? It’s just an attempt to silence women from calling out bad male behavior.
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The Worst Thing Written About Isla Vista Shootings

I haven’t written much about the tragic shootings in Isla Vista, California by a deeply disturbed and misogynist young man. Many others have written more eloquently about it than I could. But I want to pass on the single worst thing I’ve read about it from a guy who describes himself as a “European guy blogging about incel, love-shyness, anti-feminism, modern culture, femisphere and life in general.” The term “incel” stands for involuntary celibacy. Try not to gag while you read this:
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Fox ‘Expert’ Blames Killing Spree on The Gay

Another day, another mass shooting, this time by a bitterly misogynist little rich kid who vowed to kill women because other women wouldn’t have sex with him in order to prove himself the “true alpha male.” And right on cue, Fox News brings on an “expert” who says he probably did it because he’s gay.
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Russian Nationalist’s Vile Attack on a Journalist

If you think Vladimir Putin is bad (and he is), Vladimir Zhironovsky may be even worse. A far-right Russian nationalist, Zhironovsky over the weekend made a disgusting attack on a female journalist who asked an entirely reasonable question at a press conference about possible Russian sanctions against the Ukraine and against another woman who questioned his behavior toward her.
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Former CIA Director’s Casual Sexism and Hypocrisy

Michael Hayden, who was the director of the CIA during part of the Bush administration, went on Fox News and put his sexism on display, saying that a single line from a statement made by Sen. Dianne Feinstein about the need for transparency about torture shows that she’s too “emotional” to be objective. She said this:
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Iraqi Women Protest Horrifying Legislation

There is a new law proposed in Iraq, and approved by the cabinet, that would set the cause of womens’ rights in Iraq back many decades and constitute a serious regression even from the days of Saddam Hussein, who was, despite many other flaws, relatively progressive in that regard. A group of women protested that law last week.
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