Gillette Ad With a #MeToo Edge Attracts Support and Outrage – The New York Times

  Wait… why don’t people like this ad? “But on social media, one man called it ‘a condescending ad from a company that relies on men buying their products.’ Another wrote that ‘being a man is not a disease nor a pathology,’ adding that ‘it is grotesque to repeatedly ascribe collective guilt onto half of … Continue reading Gillette Ad With a #MeToo Edge Attracts Support and Outrage – The New York Times

#ToxicMasculinity and Continued Consent on Ep. 3 “Backwards-Like” @InsecureHBO #InsecureHBO #MeToo #TimesUp

*Spoiler Alert* (also, get with the program and watch this show in real-time like the rest of us, lol.) The episode began and ended with cunnilingus. *nods in approval* (How many times can you say THAT about a show?) After receiving some blow back over the infamous blow job of last season (see here), Insecure … Continue reading #ToxicMasculinity and Continued Consent on Ep. 3 “Backwards-Like” @InsecureHBO #InsecureHBO #MeToo #TimesUp

On Aziz Ansari, Assault, Affirmative Consent and Uncertainty

What was that? I asked myself that question after each interaction with my former manager. Was it sexual harassment or was it merely inappropriate workplace flirting? I thought it was sexual harassment in the sense that if I was a male employee, he would have undoubtedly treated me differently.ย  He wouldnโ€™t have commented on my … Continue reading On Aziz Ansari, Assault, Affirmative Consent and Uncertainty