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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-17-09 08:37 PM
Response to Reply #48
50. Well there were those who reacted poorly
to men who showed up on threads about Rhianna's domestic abuse situation to talk about the way that women also abuse men in domestic violence situations. So I'm only trying to be considerate and stay on topic.

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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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