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Shit that Pissed me off This Week – 10/19

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I shouldn’t read these pages.  Yes, most men are not misogynist pricks who talk down to women at every opportunity but far too many of them are.

Ladies, if I’ve ever said anything this shitty to you, I sincerely apologize.  I’ll try to do better.

Here’s my favorite:

I was at a conference outside my field (I am in Women’s Studies), and a male undergraduate came up to me, saw the department name on my tag, and told me, “no offense, but Women’s Studies is a dead field. It’s built on a fundamentally sexist premise, so it was only a matter of time before you killed yourselves.” Thanks?

Hey everyone, rule of etiquette number one: if you ever need to preface what you say with “no offense,” what you are about to say is really fucking offensive.

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