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whathehell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-17-09 05:18 PM
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41. Well, again, this just underscores what should be obvious,
and that is the superior status that accrues just for BEING male!..What do you think feminists have been saying all these years?
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  -That's so gay Cruzan  Apr-17-09 03:05 PM   #0 
  - "todays poisonous boy culture"  redqueen   Apr-17-09 03:08 PM   #1 
  - I think it's interesting how the boys, poisonous or otherwise, are going nuts jumping through hoops.  MADem   Apr-17-09 03:14 PM   #4 
  - It was never easy being a female adolescent.  redqueen   Apr-17-09 03:18 PM   #9 
     - It's not easy being a kid at all....but I find the leveling of the playing field in this regard a  MADem   Apr-17-09 03:21 PM   #12 
        - Yes, it's not a good trend is it?  redqueen   Apr-17-09 03:25 PM   #14 
           - I never thought I'd be glad I was old!  MADem   Apr-17-09 03:27 PM   #17 
              - True in some ways... but not in others...  redqueen   Apr-17-09 03:32 PM   #19 
  - Females are constrained too, just in different ways...Boys, for example,  whathehell   Apr-17-09 03:18 PM   #8 
  - Yes... a girl could be ridiculed for being too masculine...  redqueen   Apr-17-09 03:20 PM   #10 
  - I did an experiment for class where I asked a bunch of women if they considered themselves somewhat  SemiCharmedQuark   Apr-17-09 04:33 PM   #26 
  - How can the message be anything but...  redqueen   Apr-17-09 04:42 PM   #31 
  - Um..Yeah...and to girls!...  whathehell   Apr-17-09 05:10 PM   #38 
     - Being a woman...  redqueen   Apr-17-09 05:14 PM   #39 
        - I'm surprised...You're sympathy seems to be all about the males.  whathehell   Apr-17-09 05:20 PM   #42 
           - Context. (nt)  redqueen   Apr-17-09 05:22 PM   #43 
              - The context was open...Someone stated how much "more constrained"  whathehell   Apr-17-09 05:28 PM   #45 
                 - That was me... I said boys are more constrained.  redqueen   Apr-17-09 05:31 PM   #46 
                    - You responded to that...But there's nothing wrong with broadening the subject.  whathehell   Apr-17-09 07:01 PM   #48 
                       - Well there were those who reacted poorly  redqueen   Apr-17-09 08:37 PM   #50 
  - Of course...That's because masculinity is considered to superior to "femininity"  whathehell   Apr-17-09 05:08 PM   #37 
  - Sad, isn't it?  JerseygirlCT   Apr-19-09 07:47 PM   #71 
  - Well, again, this just underscores what should be obvious,  whathehell   Apr-17-09 05:18 PM   #41 
  - Also. Boys are high-fived for expressing their sexuality. Girls? "Sluts".  Bluebear   Apr-17-09 03:20 PM   #11 
  - That's kind of getting offtopic.  redqueen   Apr-17-09 03:26 PM   #15 
  - And males are called "playas", just a different word for the same thing.  dem629   Apr-17-09 03:27 PM   #16 
  - I have never heard "playa" as a bad thing. Likewise I have never heard "slut" described as a good  SemiCharmedQuark   Apr-17-09 04:34 PM   #28 
  - "Playa" is the male version of "freak"  Chulanowa   Apr-17-09 04:36 PM   #29 
  - It's really not  NeedleCast   Apr-18-09 10:10 AM   #60 
  - People never warn others that some guy is a "playa"?  dem629   Apr-17-09 04:49 PM   #35 
  - i never understood  keroro gunsou   Apr-17-09 07:21 PM   #49 
  - "being a 'slut' doesn't seem to be considered such a bad thing anymore"?  whathehell   Apr-17-09 06:58 PM   #47 
     - From the fact that so many women consider the term to be BS.  redqueen   Apr-17-09 08:39 PM   #51 
        - I'm sorry  whathehell   Apr-18-09 07:35 AM   #56 
           - I don't think you're sorry at all.  redqueen   Apr-18-09 09:53 AM   #58 
              - Yeah....same to you regarding your impression of whether I'm "sorry" or not.  whathehell   Apr-18-09 10:00 AM   #59 
                 - Why'd you put "sorry" in quotes?  redqueen   Apr-18-09 10:38 AM   #63 
  - You are absolutely right.....The double standard.  whathehell   Apr-17-09 05:23 PM   #44 
  - I agree with this, too.  JerseygirlCT   Apr-19-09 07:45 PM   #70 
  - right  backtoblue   Apr-17-09 03:29 PM   #18 
  - It has nothing to do with being a woman, so much as NOT being a man  Chulanowa   Apr-17-09 03:37 PM   #20 
  - What else is there?  redqueen   Apr-17-09 03:58 PM   #24 
     - Didn't I say it wasn't very logical?  Chulanowa   Apr-17-09 04:31 PM   #25 
     - It seems like a distinction without a difference to me. (nt)  redqueen   Apr-17-09 04:40 PM   #30 
        - You know there's a third option, yes?  Chulanowa   Apr-18-09 04:39 AM   #55 
     - Being a eunuch.  anigbrowl   Apr-19-09 06:40 PM   #68 
  - That's what bothers me so much about it.  redqueen   Apr-17-09 03:38 PM   #21 
  - Go Onto the IMDB Message Boards Sometime  NashVegas   Apr-18-09 10:57 AM   #64 
  - I don't want my kids teased for what they are - but I don't want them  JerseygirlCT   Apr-19-09 07:42 PM   #69 
  - Why is sociologist Barbara J. Risman shocked that  dem629   Apr-17-09 03:09 PM   #2 
  - That's all you took from that?  Bluebear   Apr-17-09 03:11 PM   #3 
     - I wasn't looking to take anything from it.  dem629   Apr-17-09 03:15 PM   #5 
        - That would explain it  tkmorris   Apr-17-09 03:17 PM   #6 
           - Indeed it does.  dem629   Apr-17-09 03:17 PM   #7 
  - I know as an adult it wasn't necessarily that they knew I was gay  dsc   Apr-17-09 03:22 PM   #13 
  - Misogyny is the cornerstone of homophobia  Echo In Light   Apr-17-09 03:42 PM   #22 
  - Or...homophobia is the cornerstone of misogyny  Taverner   Apr-17-09 03:52 PM   #23 
     - Echo has it right  Chulanowa   Apr-17-09 04:34 PM   #27 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-17-09 04:44 PM   #33 
     - It's the psychological need to defend some "masculine" ideal, combined with a fear of ambiguity.  nomorenomore08   Apr-17-09 04:43 PM   #32 
        - Oh they are afraid  Taverner   Apr-17-09 05:15 PM   #40 
  - It does have everything to do with being gay, too  LostinVA   Apr-17-09 04:48 PM   #34 
  - It's still homophobia/hate  ismnotwasm   Apr-17-09 05:00 PM   #36 
  - I'm a gay fish.  deaniac21   Apr-17-09 09:24 PM   #52 
  - I guess that's why I've always hung out with the odd ducks  Mopar151   Apr-17-09 09:33 PM   #53 
  - Prissy vs. Butch  distantearlywarning   Apr-18-09 07:42 AM   #57 
     - A lot of women dress to impress other women. Men, not so much.  davsand   Apr-18-09 10:36 AM   #62 
     - Absolutey!  Mopar151   Apr-19-09 02:20 PM   #66 
  - this so-called psychology professor hasn't a clue.  ldf   Apr-17-09 10:13 PM   #54 
  - How Much Did You Read?  NashVegas   Apr-18-09 11:03 AM   #65 
  - That stuff starts at home  carlyhippy   Apr-18-09 10:34 AM   #61 
     - When I grow up, I want to be - Ryan Newman  Mopar151   Apr-19-09 05:43 PM   #67 

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