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‘The Second Sexism’ – discrimination against males

May 22, 2012


Rebecca Davis22 May 2012 Philosopher David Benatar is a victim twice over. For starters, he is a man – and the thesis of his latest book, The Second Sexism, is that males are subjected to “many and quite serious forms of sex discrimination”. Secondly, there’s the fact that he says his book keeps being wilfully […]

Here is the news – read by a young, attractive female (again)

May 7, 2012


 Full study at Newsreaders as eye candy: the hidden agenda of public service broadcasting Posted on 07 May 2012 Jackie GregoryWVoN co-editor Turn on the TV news in Britain or the USA and it is likely to be the same story; a distinguished, grey-haired experienced male broadcaster sitting beside a younger and pulchritudinous female presenter. […]

Tobacco’s War on Women

May 2, 2012


The global tobacco industry is targeting women in emerging markets. Can public policy rise to the challenge? BY BRAD EDMONDSON | MAY 1, 2012 Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images When a young paralegal in Mumbai or Hanoi lights up, it feels so good in so many ways. She loves the nicotine hit, of course, but she loves […]

The Startling Plight of China’s Leftover Ladies

April 27, 2012


China’s men far outnumber women. So why is it so hard to find a good husband? BY CHRISTINA LARSON | MAY/JUNE 2012 The Spicy Love Doctor was running late. A well-heeled crowd one recent Sunday afternoon had packed into the second-floor lounge of Beijing’s Trends Building — home to the publishing offices of several glossy […]

Menopausal Male

April 24, 2012


By EDUARDO GONZALES, MDApril 24, 2012 MANILA, Philippines — Q. Do men really go into menopause too? What are the signs and symptoms of male menopause? What is the treatment for this condition? — Mencio B., San Fernando City A. As people grow older, there are significant changes in the amount and pattern of production […]

Cell Phone Study Suggests Female Relationships Shape Society

April 22, 2012


Posted: 04/22/2012 9:39 am Updated: 04/22/2012 By Daisy Yuhas | April 20, 2012 An analysis of 1.95 billion cell phone calls and 489 million text messages reveal how men and women follow different relationship patterns during their lifetimes. The researchers argue that women’s friendships in particular drive the process of finding a mate and supporting […]


April 15, 2012


‘The Richer Sex,’ by Liza MundyBy RACHEL SHTEIRPublished: April 13, 2012 Five or six years ago, my mother and I sat in a darkened theater talking about a couple we knew. The wife was an executive with Ivy League degrees. The husband had some nebulous part-time job, but mostly he stayed home with the kids. […]