Feminist male-bashing has come to sound like a cliche — a misogynist caricature. Feminism, its loudest proponents vow, is about fighting for equality. The man-hating label is either a smear or a misunderstanding.No, the loudest proponents of feminism show very little interest in equality. Her examples prove this.
Yet a lot of feminist rhetoric today does cross the line from attacks on sexism into attacks on men, with a strong focus on personal behavior: the way they talk, the way they approach relationships, even the way they sit on public transit. Male faults are stated as sweeping condemnations; objecting to such generalizations is taken as a sign of complicity. Meanwhile, similar indictments of women would be considered grossly misogynistic.
This gender antagonism does nothing to advance the unfinished business of equality.
The anti-feminists are not necessarily interested in equality either. See 7 Reasons Why A Male Cheater Is Better Than A Female Cheater. The arguments are based on human nature, and feminists usually deny human nature.
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