Tag Archive | men

Space for Rent: What About the Men?


  Tweet of the Day: How To Tell Who Hasn’t Read The New ‘Atlantic’ Cover Story ——– What about the Men? That is something that almost always pops up in any discussion about gender inequality, be it unequal pay, sexual abuse of women or a host of other issues. Someone, usually a man, will say/write, […]

TV Tropes Monday: Sliding Scale of Free Will vs. Fate


Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 8.24: Project in Depth-Kiss Me Twice ——- Man vs. Nature Man vs. Society Man vs. Fate These are the elements at the heart of the Sliding Scale of Free Will vs. Fate. The trope’s page gives us several points along the scale, but I’ll concentrate on the essence of […]

Space for Rent: Look but Don’t Touch


Tweet of the Day: Alisa Valdes: Anti-feminist romance not so romantic ——- Sounds simple enough, every responsible parent makes sure their children learn the difference between admiring an object and manipulating without permission. I am tempted to make a straight line analogy between this and the idea that no woman “asks” to be rape. That is, […]

Space for Rent: Male Voices in Women Spaces


Tweet of the Day:  Plot bunnies…or killer rabbits? —— Two recent posts I(here and here)  made me think about men and women and the social “spaces” each occupies. First, the concept of “Women Spaces” conjures areas where women where shoved to by men, be they schools, hospitals or kitchens. But that is not how modern […]

Space for Rent: Gaming and Expanding the Genre Audience


Tweet of the Day: On Blogging About Yourself ——– Okay, starting a post with a video, specially a video as long as this one is not exactly blogging kosher (??) but you should watch it first, (ALL OF IT! DO IIIIIIT! 🙂 ) and then proceed with the rest of the post. Yes, as the […]

A Little Theory of Mine About Men and Women


OK, I admit it, I am bored. I should be writing and no blogging is not writing (raised eyebrow). Yet, I had this old (and perhaps sexist) idea bouncing in my mind for awhile. Hence the title. It goes something like this: a key difference between men and women is that men are possessive and […]