Category: Gender

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The Bookworm Beat 5/2/16 — the “Hell in a hand basket” edition, round 2, and open thread

I’m back, and still playing beat the clock when I blog, so let me get right down to business: Just one thing about Target’s preexisting open bathroom policy. You may not have known about Target’s long-standing open-access bathroom policy (all gender identities welcome wherever they want), but it appears that

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The bathroom wars highlight the difference between morality and victimization

The Washington Times published an excellent article pointing out the hypocrisy of Apple, PayPal, and other corporations boycotting North Carolina because the state said biological males and females should use separate restrooms in public places: PayPal drew a line in the sand when North Carolina enacted a law prohibiting people from

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Was Mapplethorpe the moment we lost the battle for American culture?

I watched HBO’s documentary about Robert Mapplethorpe, and it brought back a long-forgotten memory.  In 1989, my then-boyfriend and I went to an art gallery affiliated with UC Berkeley to see the controversial Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition that had so aroused Jesse Helm’s wrath. My memory is that the gallery was

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The Bookworm Beat 12-3-15 — the mini round-up and illustrated edition

I’ve come across a few fascinating and delightful things and am tossing into this Bookworm Beat both posts and pictures: A study about Palestinian violence explains the “lone wolf” syndrome Every time Muslims commit mass murder in America, our elites in the Obama administration and the media (but I repeat

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Brave New World — the Pronoun Edition *UPDATED*

Cousin It moved into my brain today when I read Jay Nordlinger’s extended rumination on pronoun insanity at America’s institutions of “higher” education. (And why, precisely, are we sending our children to be indoctrina… er, “educated” at places in which everyone is quite obviously too high to function normally?)  You remember

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The coming perfect storm on American college campuses — one that feminists and other professional victims will hate

Several bizarre trends are burgeoning on American college campuses, all of which have the potential to backfire in spectacular form against the hardcore Leftists who are promulgating these ideas.  This post focuses on three of the worst ideas in modern academia: (1) The next generation of political correctness, which classifies

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The Bookworm Beat 7-25-15 — the Lazy, but interesting, edition

As you may have gathered from the number of things we did every day on our recent trip to Virginia and environs, ours was not a restful vacation. I capped off the fatigue with a cold and, since our return, have been having a very hard time motivating myself to

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The Bookworm Beat 4-14-15 — the procrastination edition and open thread

I have work to do today, but no actual deadlines, so naturally I’m procrastinating like crazy. And what better way to do so than to share a few interesting things with you? How about my starting with the most inspirational. I’ll go from the sublime to the ridiculous, which means

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