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283. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Sunday, June 10th, 10:00am
Drommen and Phillipa

 

Phillipa: That was one hell of a night, Trigger.

Drommen: I know that’s the name of a horse, but it doesn’t do much for appearances when it comes to longevity.

Phillipa: Oh you’ve got that. At least after the first three times.

Drommen smiles self-satisfactorily.

Phillipa: And you make one hell of a breakfast.

Drommen: Thank you. What time do you get off work?

Phillipa: (shrugs) Later.

Drommen: Do you want to get together?

Phillipa: Already? Next thing you’ll be asking me to meet your family.

Drommen clasps his hands on his lap.

Phillipa: Cool it, Sport. I’ll give you a call sometime. (kisses him on the cheek. Whispers:) Thank you.

Phillipa gets off the bus.

 

Next stop: Monday, June 11th, 5:00pm

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Why men should not be defining feminism and femininity

I must say I agree with this wholeheartedly. Thanks, IB, for the excellent read.
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Not really directing this towards anyone specifically, there are many, many articles written by so called feminist men. This particular post was just a classic example of what I speak of, “Why it is necessary to challenge parodies of feminism.”

When I first started speaking out against feminism, what I was not prepared for was so much outright hostility from men. That caught me unaware and surprised me. Also, allow me to play the girl card here, but it was also flippin scary, terrifying actually. Kind of blows all my arguments against male privilege and oppression when “feminist men,” start trying to silence you. That is a parody of feminism right there. There’s nothing quite like having men shrieking at you about male privilege and doing their darndest to prove it’s a real thing in the world.

I hardly know where to start on this post, so I’ll just highlight some…

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