Monday, July 3, 2017

Mashup July 2, 2017

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This Is What Superheroes Would Look Like With Realistic Bodies - I agree that we should be mindful of how bodies are portrayed in fiction but at the same time I am growing cautious about the concept of "realistic" bodies. Is our desire to be accepting of all bodies just going to turn into choosing one type of body over another, which was the original problem in the first place?

6 facts about American fathers - Maybe we shouldn't be so quick to count out dads as caring and effective parents?

Women’s Blog Jezebel Throws a Tantrum Over Father’s Day - When you choose to be offended and upset all the time its no wonder you're constantly upset over innocuous things. Someone at Jezebel has some serious daddy issues.

Uber makes big changes to driver pay, adds tipping option - I don't use Uber but I would have assumed that tipping options had been there from the get go.

When Feminism Complicates a Father-Daughter Relationship - Is this what happens when you can't hide behind the dictionary to protect you from criticism about your movement?

Jay Z: For Father's Day, I'm Taking On the Exploitative Bail Industry - I've heard his recent album is really awesome but take a moment to see what else he is working on.

What's The Problem With Feminism? - Here's to hoping that the ones that care for the movement for more than using it as a bludgeon against people they don't like are listening.

Finally, our policy-makers are waking up to the plight of male domestic abuse victims - I'm glad to see that this is getting much needed exposure. Seriously a lot of effort goes into silencing male victims of abuse therefore it will take a lot of effort to raise them up and support them.

Can men stop being violent? Uncoupling masculinity from the massacres. - Its AllyF. Always worth a read.

Without telling media, Arizona judge orders dozens of articles to be deleted - coughcoughfemaleprivilegecoughcough

Male Victims/Survivors - Kudos to Purdue University for this.

Mothers 'an unseen force' in 'honour' abuse - This like saying, "Unsanitary Conditions: An 'unseen force' in Civil War casualties. By that I mean anyone that knows anything about history knows that the conditions of even military hospitals were atrocious and soldiers were almost as likely to die of infections that developed after an injury as they were the injury itself. The only people who didn't know mothers acted this way are people who simply refused to acknowledge it.

Like Men - Clarissa questioning why when women commit violence it spun as women "acting like men". Its like women are equal to men in all things except the capacity to do bad.

Sad Men in Texas Host All-Male Screening as a Joke, and We’re Laughing…But Not For the Reasons They Think - Oh look now who is the whinning piss baby.

A Feminist Reviews 'The Red Pill' - A feminist that actually watched the movie and wants to talk about it in some way other than trashing it? Yeah I was shocked too.

Trained to Kill: How Four Boy Soldiers Survived Boko Haram - This must be what people mean by saying war is hell.

Men Legally Allowed to Finish Sex Even If Woman Revokes Consent, NC Law States - This is wrong no matter how you slice it.

This is YouTuber hotdamnirock doing something you don't see too often.
A black man breaking down pain and loss and how to cope.