January 25, 2017
Will Men Ever Pull a Lysistrata on Feminists?
"Eradicate men," read a sign at one of the anti-Trump "women's marches" that took place on January 21, 2017. Alongside footage of women wearing knitted vulvas on their heads (which do not look like vulvas to me, but I have made love only to one woman in my whole life, so what do I know?), women dressed in full-body genitalia costumes, Ashley Judd's speculating on the president's nocturnal emissions, and Madonna's admitting she thinks about firebombing the White House, one sign championing the elimination of men might not seem so important. After all, George Ciccariello-Maher said he wanted "white genocide" for Christmas and became an overnight hero when those pesky right-wing extremists ("white supremacists") took exception to his sentiments. But "eradicate men" is a telling slogan because it points to a problem with the entire ethos of the women's marches. According to the signatories of a...(Read Full Article)