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November 02, 2016

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PiperPaul

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Microbillionaire

Ms Fabello's rot is the sort of thing which makes "Error has no rights" and an Index Librorum Prohibitorum sound reasonable.

Dr Cromarty

"Melissa A. Fabello is a body acceptance activist, sexuality scholar, and patriarchy smasher living in Philadelphia."

Patriarchy smasher, FFS

jabrwok

I often entertain myself by imagining a world in which normal men (white or otherwise) actually took feminists at their collective word and simply dropped out of society for, oh, six months or so. All the road workers, plumbers, administrators, doctors, long-haul truckers, farmers, electricians, coal miners, cops, soldiers, prison guards, etc. just decide to stay home and play Halo or putter in our workshops for six months.

Aside from the mass starvation, blackouts, plagues, and so forth, I'm sure it would be a very pleasant world.

Liz

ironically [using] the term “social justice warrior”... can get “really oppressive really quickly.”

Wow.

R. Sherman

I do so enjoy listening to people who've accumulated six figures worth of degrees from posh institutions of higher education regale me with tales of their "lived experience" of "oppression." Not to mention the sleight of hand involved in transforming disagreement and debate using things like Socratic logic and, you know, actual evidence into the product of inferior intellect. Her use of the word "fuck" tells me I'm in the presence of a superior intellect. Kind of like Khan Noonien Singh, she is, only without the fun-loving personality.

The Phantom

She means: "Shut up!"

Schools really are worse now days, they have ceased to teach that brevity is the soul of wit.

My rejoinder to Miss Fabello: "No!"

David

Her use of the word “fuck” tells me I’m in the presence of a superior intellect. Kind of like Khan Noonien Singh, she is, only without the fun-loving personality.

The vanity, the self-flattery, is hard to miss.

But this is what happens if you base your politics on a variation of so-called “critical race theory,” which despite the name is anti-rational horseshit that inhibits analysis and actively encourages lies and credulity. And according to which, a person’s belief that they were slighted or unsuccessful for reasons of racism (or sexism or whatever) is to be taken as more important than any evidence or arguments to the contrary. The fact that such accounts are notoriously unreliable, immensely subjective, generally self-flattering, and often simply untrue, somehow escapes scrutiny.

abacab

I particularly love the prezel logic required to declare women, who are more numerous than men, are somehow a "sexual minority". Presumably because "oppression". But I thought only minorities could be oppressed? But then women are fore some reason oppressed so are a to be considered a minority?

PiperPaul

Sorry, another image...

Joan

Sorry, another image...

But virtual reality is full of sexual assault (even in games where people have no bodies).

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/blogs/tim-blair/fight-reality-like-a-girl/news-story/1f57325710307c2543f10ce6ee8ae857

fnord

"Melissa A. Fabello is a body acceptance activist, sexuality scholar, and patriarchy smasher living in currently infesting Philadelphia."

Fixed

Imagine the result if this creature acquired any kind of real power.

David

Imagine the result if this creature acquired any kind of real power.

Ah, but the reign of intersectional feminists would, by definition, be righteous and benign. Because the casual bigotry and group-based vindictiveness that’s expressed so often and proudly by Ms Fabello and her peers “cannot possibly exist” – according to Ms Fabello. Apparently, it isn’t physically possible to be sexist against men, or racist against white people, or… well, you get the idea.

And note her approval of “critical race theory,” mentioned upthread.

champ

On the plus side for Everyday Feminism, they are now offering a 10 week online course to cure your "Toxic Whiteness" for only $297.

https://everydayfeminism.com/register/healing-from-toxic-whiteness-10-week-program/

Mags

This, remember, is a woman paid to edit feminist polemic in order to make it more convincing.

I think she's actually an undercover agent for the men's rights movement. That's why she's making feminists look really stupid.

David

I think she’s actually an undercover agent for the men’s rights movement.

Well, if your conception of “social justice” entails applauding yourself for disdaining people based solely on their race and gender, and dismissing dictionary definitions of sexism and racism because you find them offensively reciprocal, then it’s hard to see how a rational conversation could take place. I mean, who wants to untangle wreckage like that?

David Hadley

She could be cis-phobic - except that is not allowed now, apparently:

https://semipartisansam.com/2016/10/31/tales-from-the-safe-space-part-44-the-suffix-phobic-is-now-considered-oppressive-against-people-with-phobias/

Killer Marmot

Facts are oppressive, science is oppressive, free speech is oppressive, capitalism is oppressive, and now debate is oppressive.

We get it. The liberal traditions that produced the emancipation of women -- and many others -- are suspect. Fabello saws at the very branch she's sitting on.

David

Currently doing the rounds…

Along with the caption “Booked solidly until 2018.”

Lisboeta

I would imagine that labouring under the delusion of being eternally oppressed, patronised, marginalised, constantly 'triggered', and seething with (un)righteous anger, must have a detrimental effect on one's physical health? I do hope so.

Daniel Ream

But virtual reality is full of [virtual] sexual assault

To be fair, it really is. Abusing the scripted character animations to simulate a sexual assault is tediously common in any multiplayer game community. It's juvenile and rude, and I think it's a cause for some concern about the coarsening of culture and overall desensitization to this kind of thing (a theme HBO's Westworld is exploring brilliantly).

But it's not sexual assault and it doesn't merit the usual appropriation (ha!) of the trappings of PTSD treatment.

Criticas

Feminism is a movement of crazy women, by crazy women, for crazy women — a democracy of the demented — and everyone else must be excluded and silenced, so as not to disturb the lunatics who are busy running this asylum.

RSM called it: http://theothermccain.com/2016/04/01/update-fyeahmfabello-is-still-crazy-beware-of-the-feminist-brand/

andy

Jabrwok 13.08. Me too,if it was within my power to do so I`d give these people their very own country where they can live by their righteous principles.
A country totally devoid of we evil white men(both gay or straight since apparently even gay white men are now considered part of the oppressor class)where empowered wimmin and oppressed minorities can empower themselves by growing their own food and building their own infra structure and then decide for themselves how to allocate what foodstuffs and housing they can scrape together.
And after 10 years or so I`d go back to see just kind of world they had come up with,a socialist utopia where everybody gets every thing they need or want regardless of the amount of work they might have or have not contributed? or some modern "Lord of the flies" hellhole,where the strong shamelessly steal from the weak and justice is what the local warlord(warlady?)decides it is?.

dcardno
ironically [using] the term “social justice warrior”... can get “really oppressive really quickly.”

...but it seems so much less offensive than "ignorant malignant dickhead," and really, no more offensive than being referred to as a cis-male, as if my sexual orientation is somehow a valid indicator of the quality of my thought, or the worth of my opinion.

ac1

I thought after all the feminist intuhlektuwal chat we needed a change

AnotherFred

This just in from Everyday Feminism (via The Establishment): The tyranny of white women’s dominance already pervades our culture.

Given that the author of today's tormented thought believes that white women enact violence against people of color, I wonder how Ms. Fabello tolerates herself as she wallows in the mire of perpetual delusions of oppression.

The competition for the status of "most aggrieved being" must be intense at EF, The Establishment, and their fellow travelers.

http://everydayfeminism.com/2016/11/why-white-women-terrify-me/

Henry

None of which, it has to be said, is particularly suggestive of intellectual honesty

The appalling vagueness and the complete logical disconnection between any two statements this brand of feminists make - they're both deliberate, I think.

Of course, some of these folks have no idea how logic & evidence work. They don't want to know. They like the fact that they can say "yay, equality" one minute, and "men have no right to talk about abortion" the next. And the minute after that they can claim you're arguing because of your "privilege", so you should shut up.

Being bloody ignorant helps these people function.

It's all an enjoyable game of making the rules up as they go along, the only real rule being that the feminists must have the last word, and get their way.

Our universities and governments have to decide whether they want intellectual and political life to be run like this, or with boring old rational discussion...

wtp

Our universities and governments have to decide whether they want intellectual and political life to be run like this

Seems to me they already have. They've been good with it for decades.

Sporkatus

So, either ritual self-flagellation demanded of "straight, white, cis men" somehow does *not* count as Fabello expecting more of them, or she is blithely lying and possibly unaware of it. Hmm, which one to pick...

Joe

She lives in PHILADELPHIA. This makes her stupid, but definitely not "oppressed". Moreover, she has an Italian name, which plants her in the upper end of the local hierarchy of unearned respect.

Farnsworth M. Muldoon

And now for something completely different, I give you something that makes Everyday Feminism seem sane, at least until they co-opt it.

The Ecosexual Bathhouse. Some photos may be NSFW depending on where you work.

Enter Ecosexual Bathhouse, their strategy for surviving the Anthropocene. The project, debuting now in the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne, is an interactive performance labyrinth where visitors can push the boundaries between sexuality and ecology. They can also sink their arms into a composting glory hole, their expressions disguised by a mesh mask full of sprouting seeds that are being incubated by their breath...

Applying questions of consent, compatibility, and mutuality to our relationship with the biosphere forces a radical thought experiment, by considering an ethics for interdependence with the nonhuman. "The hope is that by addressing questions of consent, we will reframe whole industries that rely on the literal rape of nonhumans, like GMO agriculture and the artificial insemination and reproduction of mammalian species," Kronemyer says.

Fred the Fourth

Ms. Fabello could easily convince me that she believes her own words.
All she need do is post, prominently, the following words:
“I never wants to hear a word any heterosexual white man has to say.”
above her home's front door, and as a header on every email she sends out.

Jen

Apparently, it isn’t physically possible to be sexist against men,

Eg. "Crybaby men"

https://twitter.com/datnofact/status/793820556680372224

David

Eg. “Crybaby men”

But wait, I thought men were to be denounced as “toxic” unless they express emotion with a weepiness deemed acceptable by feminists? And yet “male tears” are the sweetest tears of all? Oh, and the drug-induced “mood changes” that were dismissed out of hand by our kindly feminist included palpitations, hypertension, depression and impotence. So nothing at all to complain about, then.

TimT

Hahahaha the simplest solution never seems to occurr to Fabello and her likeminded feministas: if you don't feel like you should have to debate with people on Facebook or blogs - don't. Step away from the comment box. Put the mouse down. Relax. Maybe have a nice cup of tea. Not that hard, is it?

Ted S., Catskill Mtns., NY, USA

The Ecosexual Bathhouse.

Wouldn't that be where the gay members of the Green Party go cruising?

False Profiteer

TimT, who taught you how to virtue signal? No one is going to know how righteous you are if you don't tell them.

Hopp Singg

If one were desperate for attention from [insert group here], one's obvious best bet would be to loudly proclaim "I never want to hear a word that any of you [insert group here] has to say!

But one would have to be desperate.

Sonny Wayze

So, a question that has been tormenting me...

"Lived experience"

What the &*%( other kind of experience is there???

Hedgehog

Applying questions of consent, compatibility, and mutuality to our relationship with the biosphere forces a radical thought experiment, by considering an ethics for interdependence with the nonhuman.

As I recall, the term thought experiment (Gedankenexperiment) was coined by a lowly patent clerk to describe the conceptual framework with which he provided answers to theoretical experiments on physical phenomena, eventually resulting in him coming up with the theory of relativity.

So unless you can top that with, say, a general unified field theory, do not call what you do a thought experiment. It devalues the brand.

PiperPaul

Compared to "imagined experience", I presume. Seems like a lot of SJWs suffer from it or are sympathetic towards those who have exhibited symptoms of the phenomenon.

WTP

Sonny Wayze,
I used to wonder that myself until it dawned on me that soooo many on the left have no lives. Much of everything they know they got from fiction. They have very little experience with the real world.

Hal

The competition for the status of "most aggrieved being" must be intense at EF, The Establishment, and their fellow travelers.

Historically, and to cite a note of David's from a bit back, competition may not quite be the overall term and purpose as much as identifying feature.

Matt

She's got nice tits, I'll give her that.

J.M. Heinrichs

Better boobies ...

http://sintaxis.net/ecuador/images/stories/easygallery/boobies.jpg

Cheers

David

I see what you did there.

Merg

declaring oneself marginalised (repeatedly, multiply so, in ways not terribly clear) and therefore deserving of special favours - such that one’s feelings and vanity should be the decisive factor, the last word in any exchange – sounds an awful lot like the kind of “privilege” she so zealously denounces.

That.

Microbillionaire
So, a question that has been tormenting me...

"Lived experience"

What the &*%( other kind of experience is there???

Related experience. Studied experience. Secondhand experience. For example, reading statistics. When a nutter like this invokes "lived experience", it's usually signalling something like "my personal anecdote should trump your general data". So shut up with anything you've learned about how various groups doing on various metrics - Ms Fabello feels her people are oppressed, and this lived experience of oppression trumps your cisheteropatriarchal numbers!

David

That.

I suppose it’s a measure of just how credulous and dogmatic her readers must be, and of how willingly they tolerate incoherence, contradiction and repeated question-begging. Ms Fabello invokes her supposed victimhood, her “trauma,” her “marginalised” status, repeatedly, theatrically, yet she offers no plausible evidence to this end, as if none were customary or expected. As if none of her readers would ever pause to ask or be remotely critical.

But this is someone who is both outraged and dismissive when people point out basic factual errors (some might call them lies), and who denounces en masse the people offering those corrections as “cis, white, straight dudes,” even when they’re women. She tells us, proudly, that when people dare to offer corrections or air points of contention, “My first thought is, ‘Wow. You have absolutely no respect for me as an intellectual being.’”

I think that tells us quite a lot about who, and what, she is.

Henry

Don't know if we've covered this but here's another bizarre story.

A psychology professor at the University of Toronto is objecting to legislation forcing him to use silly pronouns like "zer" & "zhe", should students request it.

He also does some half-interesting videos documenting how rampant political correctness is in Higher Education

Ted S., Catskill Mtns., NY, USA

TimT, who taught you how to virtue signal? No one is going to know how righteous you are if you don't tell them.

Give him one more try.

Perry de Havilland

A perfect example.

What+feminists+really+do_11e8f2_5095940

David

Yet another illustration of feminist gratitude.

Why? Because for many feminists, being needlessly obnoxious to random men is a credential, an in-group status marker.

Captain Nemo

Mansplaining means I never have to be wrong. About anything. Ever.

ac1

Neoteny explains feminism and other mainly leftist disorders quite well.
Perry de Havilland | November 03, 2016 at 09:45
Hits the spot with his "A perfect example".
These people are mentally functioning at the level of a 5 year old. They will say anything, tell any lie, eschew logic desperately seek attention and compete for it in any way.
You cannot argue with them, they just need the naughty step, yet academia is giving them the attention that drives their disorder.

R. Sherman

Meanwhile, the Patriarchy stages a counterattack. #There will always be an England.

Farnsworth M Muldoon

Intersectionality of the recreationally offended and boobs.

Meanwhile, Ebola and Zika had a much worse effect on women.

By the end of 2015, the three West African countries most affected by Ebola – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - had a total of 8,703 cases of the virus in women compared to 8,333 in men.

Somebody above mentioned ignoring facts, but a little arithmetic shows that is almost exactly the same ratio of females to males to begin with, so something else must be an issue.

Although the outbreak is over, women continue to be at risk of contracting the disease from unprotected sexual intercourse with men who were previously infected by Ebola.

Last time I looked, STDs can be a two way street, so must be something else.

In addition, estimates published in the Lancet medical journal showed an extra 4,022 women would die annually in childbirth in the three affected countries as a result of a shortage of health care workers who had died from the virus.

An estimate of 4,022, not 4,023, but we'll skip over the magically precise number and wonder why no extra men with prostate cancer will die as a result of a shortage of health care workers.

Now Zika -

Given Zika’s link to microcephaly – a condition where babies of infected women are born with small heads – the outbreak more obviously affected pregnant women than did Ebola.

Well, that is a blinding flash of the obvious, but the real population affected is the microcephalic babies who are roughly 50/50 males and females.

Oh, I forgot.

Hedgehog

who denounces en masse the people offering those corrections as “cis, white, straight dudes,” even when they’re women.

I wonder, have they come up with a derogatory term yet for the women who act like cis, white, straight dudes? Along the lines of Uncle Tom, or house slave, or oreo? Or banana, for that matter?

ac1

http://www.breitbart.com/london/2016/11/02/dogs-also-victims-gender-violence-says-doctor/

‘Dogs Are Also Victims of Gender Violence,’ Says Feminist Doctor.

Toxically stupid.

WTP

Meanwhile, the Patriarchy stages a counterattack. #There will always be an England.

My father worked in a high rise office building across from the Pittsburgh Hilton back in the 1960's. When I was older he took me into the office to meet the guys he used to work with. They kept binoculars handy for just such occasions. They swore they saw Willie Mays, amongst others, engaged in such exhibition on a couple occasions.

David

Says she wants “actual debate.”

PiperPaul

"magically precise number"

I hope I don't trigger anyone with the following graphic:

David

Previously.

Microbillionaire

To be fair, pre-emptively blocking people isn't necessarily opposed to wanting actual debate. For example, I might pre-emptively block five-year olds precisely because I want actual debate and five-year-olds aren't equipped for it.

PiperPaul

But who would win in a battle of wits and wills between a 5-year-old and a feminist SJW? One has the sophistry but the other whines and stomps their feet a lot.

David

To be fair, pre-emptively blocking people isn’t necessarily opposed to wanting actual debate.

Well, if you can trawl through Ms Fabello’s articles and tweets without gnawing off your own arms, you’ll see that she churns out endless variations on the same theme. For someone who claims to value debate, she spends an awful lot of time dismissing people as “trolls” (even or especially if they have a point worth hearing), and telling various people that their opinions don’t count or are unwelcome, based on the supposedly offensive categories that she assigns to them, often presumptuously. Generally, “white,” “cis,” “straight” and “male.”

David

Somewhat related, Janice Fiamengo on the inversions of campus feminism.

Paulette Dubois

This FABULOUS sugarbaby look "oppressed" to you? PFFFT!!!

https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/789180447108374528/41NrFDOG.jpg

As a Black, Francophone Martiniquaise now living in Canada, I can only say "YOU DON'T SPEAK FOR ME, BITCH!"

David

As a Black, Francophone Martiniquaise now living in Canada, I can only say “YOU DON’T SPEAK FOR ME, BITCH!”

Someone get that lady a drink, stat.

No, the good stuff.

Sort-of-Mad Max

I WANT MY EYEBROWS BACK, MELISSA!-Groucho Marx.

Fred the Fourth

Piper, Piper. What are we gonna do with you?
Am I gonna hafta splain the differences among Precision, Accuracy, and Repeatability? Again?
Actually, it's not a bad graphic. On target.
Just the other day I was looking at a movie rating site, at some flick with a half-dozen ratings on a 0-5 star scale. The "Average" rating was given like this: 3.14159265359
That's right. Twelve digits of precision. Cuz you can never be too careful with your Prime rentals.

Sort-of-Mad Max

Melissa's JUST the kind of girl to bring home to meet dear Mom.

Because not only was the old sweetheart tough enough to slap some sense into Ms. Fabello, but Mom understood infectious-disease-prevention protocol well enough not to get infected whilst smacking some of the snot out.

Rhetorically speaking, of course.

David

Melissa’s JUST the kind of girl to bring home to meet dear Mom.

Don’t forget Ms Fabello’s excruciatingly neurotic interracial dating advice.

Hedgehog

Cuz you can never be too careful with your Prime rentals.

Transcendental, man!

Fred the Fourth

for your consideration:
"The student — who identifies as multiracial, of black, white, and Cherokee descent, and does not wish to be publicly named, for fear of retaliation — wanted to scout the area, but she was also ready to engage in “a respectful conversation about the election with the supporters,” because she’d only met a handful of Trump voters in person.
When the group of students arrived around 9:30 a.m., they saw around 20 Trump supporters already lined up (the doors were set to open at 4 p.m.). She called campus security as a precaution, but the man who answered was confused as to why she wanted a security presence."

From a BuzzFeed (Don't judge me!) article about a Trump rally at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Farnsworth M. Muldoon

Piper, Piper. What are we gonna do with you?

Gently remind all engineers that not everything is an engineering problem and that a thesaurus can be one's friend ?

Precise: adjective

1. definitely or strictly stated, defined, or fixed: precise directions.

2. being exactly that and neither more nor less: a precise temperature; a precise amount.

3. being just that and no other: the precise dress she had wanted.

4. definite or exact in statement, as a person.

5. carefully distinct: precise articulation.

6. exact in measuring, recording, etc.: a precise instrument.

7. excessively or rigidly particular: precise observance of regulations; precise grooming.

Meanwhile, I WANT MY EYEBROWS BACK, MELISSA!-Groucho Marx.

Good point, I also note that Miss Fabello, although she may, like Ain't Jemima and Talcum X, "identify" as something other than a Person of Pallor, she admits in David's link above to be one, in which case the whole nose ring is problematic as it is cultural appropriation of another item until recently only used by People of Various Colors.

Of course, it is also used to control livestock, which is in a way appropriate. #bovinelivesmatter

sk60

Scepticism not allowed at Princeton.

http://heatst.com/culture-wars/princeton-librarian-it-is-our-job-to-silence-those-skeptical-of-microaggressions/

David

Scepticism not allowed at Princeton.

“FUCK THEM HATERS! trolls gonna troll. It is our job to silence them…”

Ah, the life of the mind.

Fred the Fourth

Farnsworth, Farnsworth. What are we gonna do with you?

But now you've broached the subject, lets talk about nice and horrid. (While I'm thinking about Jane Austen, I recommend to any fans who've not seen it the "Lizzie Bennett Diaries"
https://plus.google.com/114595346128576815385
and various other YouTube-like places.)

Farnsworth M. Muldoon

Farnsworth, Farnsworth. What are we gonna do with you?

Probably send me back to Sector 9 for re-grooving yet again, I warrant.

...lets talk about nice and horrid...

One is a town in france and the other a place in south america I'd rather forget about ?

PiperPaul

Can't hear you, Fred, I'm wearing my headphones since CNN's on in the background.

Fred the Fourth

"re-grooving yet again"
Grooving I understand. My father even spent a fair bit of time researching grooves.
But "re-grooving yet again"? You must be, I'm afraid to say, one 'a them incorrigible deplorables that seem to be in the news lately.
Fortunately for you, and for the safety of the rest of us, I have a fix.
Here: this is the key to the upstairs hot tub. Go, and tell the henchlesbian on door-duty that you're there for the "Gentle Correction."
You can thank me later.

Hal

She's got nice tits, I'll give her that.

Just keeping abreast of things . . . .

Farnsworth M Muldoon

Fred, here you go, regrooving, if you didn't understand, you probably need it too. Not that there is anything wrong with the gentle correction.

Fred the Fourth

Farnsworth: Judging from the video title and the artists, I better save that for some private time, thanks. I seem to be developing a bit of a reputation around here...

Trevor

Another beloved intellectual being has reappeared.

David

Another beloved intellectual being has reappeared.

Again, “social justice” agitation does seem to attract a high concentration of people with psychological disorders.

Farnsworth M. Muldoon

I seem to be developing a bit of a reputation around here...

Whether "here" is here, work, or home, knowledge of regrooving can only enhance one's stature. As far as being an incorrigible deplorable goes, I am an ardent supporter of the National Surrealist Light People's Party.

Matt G

"Another beloved intellectual being has reappeared."

Ah, the ever fragrant and indeed irrepressibly effervescent (more's the pity) Ms Joshi emerges from the rock she had been wisely hiding under ever since "the bunker" incident.

Alas, unlike most of her usually far shrewder and calculating SJW counterparts who merely exude a veneer of insanity I've little doubt that Joshi is genuinely afflicted by profound mental instability given what I've seen of her surreal antics.

I also hear that Zany Zarna has an e-begging video out too attempting to extort cash from the terminally gullible via harrowingly recounting the boundless harassment (rightful ridicule) and oppression (deserved mockery) she has endured since her infamous "Hugh Mongous" meltdown.

Ah, how unprecedented for anyone of her under-employed, 'crybully' ilk to revert to 'helpless victim' mode whenever the tide of public opinion turns firmly against them....and try to make a tidy profit in the process....

Now I generally despise resorting to both cliche and crudity but can't help be of the opinion that what perma-outraged Zarna really needs in life is a good, hard, shag.

And a therapist with near-masochistic levels of patience.

Jonathan

David posted:

But missed - Proprietor:

David

Hey, kids. Let’s play intersectionality.

Alice

"We do not acknowledge press requests from men"

http://heatst.com/culture-wars/feminist-blog-jezebel-when-asked-about-hillary-we-do-not-acknowledge-press-requests-from-men/

Jonathan

Activist or Mentally Ill? - Let The Public Decide!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AP8Kas5gdos

Fred the Fourth

"knowledge of regrooving can only enhance one's stature."
Actually, I was standing in line at the farmer's market this morning, and noticed that my stature, normally a modest 5'7", appeared to be substantially enhanced already by virtue of the prevalence of 60-year-old female mandarin speakers in the crowd.
(Lessee, let's play Count the Crimes: heightism, sexism, ageism, cultural appropriation x 3: 1) I speak mandarin, 2) I attend farmer's market even though I grew up as a Safeway shopper, 3) I was shopping for a Szechuan dish even though I'm native-USAian. That's 6 Crimes; did I miss any?)
Oh, and of course, I Denounce Myself (sigh) and will report for Gentle Correction (yay!) right after coffee (hell, that's another count of cultural Appropriation...)

Fred the Fourth

"We do not acknowledge press requests from men"
and of course, the Jezebel operation only uses or patronizes (oops) female plumbers, electricians, police protection, delivery truck drivers, female-written IT software, female-designed and built computers, female-paved roads, female-invented medical devices, female-grown food.
Just like Ms Fabello in the other thread, Jezebel can have my respect the instant they post this prominently on the Web and on their physical office:
"We do not do any business with men."
Until then, they can all sod off.

jabrwok

@Fred the Fourth: regarding finding female workers of various trades, the Jezzies might find that a bit of a challenge, unless those fields have engaged in substantial outreach in the past seven years.

https://www.dol.gov/wb/factsheets/nontra2009_txt.htm

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