Thanks a honk-load to everyone who has kindly sent me a link to patriarchy news that requires blaming. Keepâ€™em coming. As you may know, recently I have chosen to withdraw from my addiction to what is sometimes referred to as the Mainstream Media. It is possible that this will merely hone my ignorance to an even finer edge, but the more likely outcome–predicted by the early results–is that Iâ€™ll become the very picture of rosy-cheeked bliss. Unless, of course, ignorance IS bliss. Whuh-oh.
Meanwhile, the quality of argument in the comments has been totally twistastic! Donâ€™t you guys have jobs? Some of this stuff rises to the level of, I donâ€™t know, writing. A special shout-out to LeisureGuy, who pleasantly and unexpectedly turned out not to be a troll, and to Sunya Harjis, who wants "to arm everything with a vagina." Sounds good to me, Sunya!
It takes two to make a sex object. Nice to see someome advocating teaching the objectified to take responsibility and be accountable for their self objectification. Now maybe we can teach the boys to stop embracing the idea of the protector/provider/sir lancelot object. But l suspect that they will say "that’s no way to get a woman.