They ARE being demoted — from a superior to an equal — and it feels wrong to them because they’re so used to being privileged
Lisa Wade succinctly putting why MRAs are so pissy. (via kagome-mizuno)
To add some context, this professor was asked about the internet phenomenon of “men’s rights” online trolls spamming Occidental College’s online anonymous sexual assault reporting system with a hundreds of fake, mocking, and sexist submissions. University officials expressed concerns that student-submitted reports of sexual assault would be buried under the sexist spam. Wade noted:
The men targeting Occidental’s anonymous report form are mad that women are being listened to, that men’s voices are no longer given so much power that they can effectively drown out the voices of women. They’re mad because they’re not the only ones that matter anymore. I get it. To them, it really does feel unfair. Something really is changing.
Recently had a conversation with a coworker who has marched in the Pride Parade since the 70s when it actually was a march, so have some pictures of signs from the Portland Pride Parade. & vagpanda’s drag mama for no reason besides her green dress was amazeballs.
Hi, 1967. We’re looking at you.
Milton Hershey School in Hershey, Pennsylvania denied Tim (not his real name), a 13 year old boy, admission because he is HIV positive. From Change.org
Although discrimination against people living with HIV is in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act,…