There is a world of difference between a man or woman self-describing as a boy or a girl, or using the term to refer to their peers, and the word being assigned to them.
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We feminists are lucky to have men pointing out our mistakes
Perfect experiments are almost impossible to design, if ethics are to be considered and spending is to be kept within reasonable limits. The peer-review process should guard against hasty conclusions, but it involves fallible humans who are likely to be more open to findings that build on what’s gone before.
Joking aside, critics should examine their sexism
There’s no place in criticism for ruling that because a performer has the audacity to reflect on her own life experiences, she is at best niche and at worst intolerably self-absorbed.
Eden: Paradise Lost (Channel 4) episode three: too many mugs
After failing at the “boy job” of chopping logs and losing his number one fan, cameraman Oli sets his sights on Anton.
Eden: Paradise Lost (Channel 4) episode two: locker-room talk
NO-ONE who watched – and properly remembers – the first series of Eden should be surprised by the turn things take in this episode, but I can’t get too exercised about dumb plumber Titch’s “boy jobs and girl jobs” ranting. I don’t doubt that the men, as a group, were more efficient when it cameContinue reading “Eden: Paradise Lost (Channel 4) episode two: locker-room talk”
Eden (Channel 4) episode three: Rations and Cabins, or The Men Know This Is Being Filmed, right?
A plan to starve the women into working harder makes the Anton controversy look like a storm in a teacup, while vet Rob loses the plot and Anton comes into his own.