33 thoughts on “A Non-Feminist FAQ

  1. Most feminist organizations serve patriarchy. E.g. that kids advertisement “Dream Big, Princess” implement man’s life priorities into girls minds. Karate, moon, presidet…why not respectful mother, successful teacher, empative life-saver???

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  2. Feminism is a multi-disciplinary approach to Male marginalization and Female gender supremacy. Understood through the Feminist invented ‘patriarchy theory’ and political activism.
    Feminism IS Sexism. Feminism IS Patriarchy.
    Be Egalitarian, promote justice, equity and freedom for all.


  3. This is a very well written article. It explains the issues from a neutral perspective which should appeal to all but the most idealistic feminists. Please let me know when you update sections 8.3 and 8.4.


  4. Very fine overview of arguments.
    Some important subjects are missing or nearly missing, for example:
    Men losing custody battles
    If an ex-wife accuses the children´s father of incest or violence, this automatically removes the father´s access to see his children for as long as the court case runs, even when the accusations are obviously false.
    Men having to pay alimony even when the wife earns more, or even when they are not allowed to see their children.
    The relatively poor situation of boys and young men in the education system, which is built on feminine values and does not accept masculine values.
    The enormous bias against men and masculists reagarding access to publish their thoughts ín books. Publishing companies nearly always reject manuscripts where men criticise feminism, but accept manuscripts where feminists criticise men. And a similar bias pro feminist books and against books criticising feminisms is present in the library system.
    Most feminists want quotas to have more women in fields where women are in a minority, but fiercely oopose quotas to have more men in fields where men are in a minority, like the veterinary sector.


    1. My goal here was to address some major points regarding feminism rather than to provide a comprehensive list of men’s issues, but those are good suggestions and some/many of them will probably get their own pages at some point.


  5. An excellent, well-researched and well-sourced post. Although I am surprised that the sections about feminism upholding traditionalist values and directly hurting men have few examples of where feminists directly influenced government action and lawmaking, such as

    – Mary Koss advising the CDC that male victims of unwanted sexual intercourse should not be called rape victims.
    – The feminist Duluth model of domestic violence becoming the basis for domestic violence legislation whose “predominant aggressor” policies often lead to male DV victims being arrested when they call the police.
    – Feminist opposition to and prevention of shared parenting becoming the default after divorce in at least one US state (Florida, I think).
    – Feminist prevention of gender-neutral rape laws in Israel and India.

    These require much more clout and influence and have a much larger effect on the lives of men than a few dozen protesters preventing or interrupting a talk, who could easily be dismissed as “just some misguided youths” or such.

    Either way, you got yourself a new subscriber. And probably quite a few more, as this post was linked on Germany’s biggest MHRA blog today.



  6. This is a nice summary of the reasons for rejecting feminism. But you have made an interesting mistake, when you referred to George Orwell’s 1993 book Down and Out in Paris and London. Orwell died in 1950. That book was published in 1933. So, you seem to have doubled the wrong digit.


  7. This was a very thorough list of points. Thank you for that.

    I spotted a typo in section 2.1, when discussing workplace fatalities, you wrote that the period 1993-2005 was 22 years instead of 12.


  8. Some other problems with the concept of “rape culture”:

    “Rape culture” seems to imply that rape is somehow ignored or even condoned in society via a cultural propensity. If the evidence for this is that rape occurs (despite being outlawed), then a similar argument could be made for murder, theft, fraud or any other outlawed activity that is known to occur, despite being outlawed, i.e. that they are not infractions of law but products of murder, theft or fraud cultures, and occurring because society actually condones them. If the evidence is that popular culture, media etc. is full of depictions of rape, then again, a similar case could be made for murder, theft, fraud, which are also popular topics for mass media. The fact that such abuses are outlawed in society would rather tend to make the case for an ethical culture of law and the protection of personal freedom. The fact that it is fallible (i.e. it does not eradicate all abuse) is no argument for even imlying it does not exist, let alone for implying that the opposite is true, i.e. that society actively promotes such abuse. The implication of such an idea would be that nothing short of an Orwellian dystopia (where freedom is eradicated and there is nothing left to infringe against) would live up to feminist standards of a “non rape culture.”


  9. Great FAQ! I find this blog the most useful gender equality/mens rights blog I have come across so far. Are there any other blogs you would recommend?

    “Men are over-represented among the homeless, especially unsheltered homeless and homeless deaths.”

    I am very interested in finding documentation of the numbers of male vs female unsheltered homeless and homeless deaths. But the link to unsheltered homeless does`t work anymore. And the link to the source for homeless deaths just shows columns illustrating the disparity but not what the source for those claims are. Do you have any other sources for this?

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    1. The other blog that comes to mind first is Feminist Critics (http://www.feministcritics.org/blog/). I’ll give some thought about some other ones. If you aren’t aware of it, the /r/FeMRADebates subreddit on Reddit is pretty great (https://www.reddit.com/r/FeMRADebates/).

      The information on the unsheltered homeless comes from the British homelessness charity St. Mungo’s, through the Combined Homelessness and Information Network project. I didn’t realize the link was broken, but their report for 2016/2017 found that 85% of unsheltered homeless (they call them “rough sleepers”) in London were men (see the 2016/2017 Greater London full report from: https://data.london.gov.uk/dataset/chain-reports).

      The chart plotting homeless deaths came from a report on homeless mortality from another UK charity called Crisis (https://www.crisis.org.uk/), although I can’t seem to find the actual document right now. The other source for homeless deaths, the Toronto Homeless Memorial, seems to be down but it appears to be a temporary outage, and the document is also available on Scribd (148 “John Doe”s vs. 13 “Jane Doe”s: https://www.scribd.com/doc/113813403/Toronto-Homeless-Memorial-OFFICIAL-LIST).


  10. I figured you could find some good use for this phd:

    A recent doctoral dissertation, inspected at the University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland, shows that Finnish men face gender discrimination both in working life and outside of it. The study examined a total of 800 complaints addressed to the Finnish ombudsman for equality during the years 1997 to 2004 and also a number of statistics concerning the gender equality situation. The study revealed that in 33 per cent of the cases, the discrimination was targeted against male employees, customers, or citizens. In many contexts, men were in the majority as targets of discrimination.

    “In the female-dominated social services and healthcare organizations, the probability of male employees facing gender discrimination at work seems to be 3 to 9 times higher than that of their female colleagues,” notes Malmi.
    Another context in which men seem to be in a weaker position than women is the treatment of customers by public and private organizations. In this setting, 62 per cent of the complaints were filed by men. The study did not find any indication that men would complain more easily than women.
    “The most typical example of the discriminatory treatment of male customers is the special discounts and advantages that companies offer for women only,” says Malmi.

    In the statistical part of his study, Licentiate Pasi Malmi shows that according to gendered statistics, the role expectations that pressure men to be successful breadwinners are a likely cause for structural discrimination.
    “During each recession in Finnish history, the suicide rate of men has become five times higher than that of women. This seems to correspond with structural discrimination, which is related to gendered problems caused by role expectations and culture.”

    According to the theory, male-dominated organizations, networks, and discourses tend to discriminate against women, while female- dominated organizations, networks, and discourses are far more likely to discriminate against men than against women.



  11. Years later… this article actually made me cry then I read the #maletears and realized I was a pussy


  12. Why don’t you write for Areo, Quillette or Heterodox Academy? Why aren’t your articles linked on all relevant fb discussion pages like Alternative Left, The Cabinet or IDW pages? Why don’t you make an ebook of this and advertise it everywhere? This blog is far too good to remain somewhere in an obscure, hard-to-find region on the internet. Maybe the most balanced and clear site a ever found on men’s issues, without being so ‘neutral’ it doesn’t make sense anymore, which is sometimes the fate of well-meaning ‘bridge-builders’.


  13. I appreciate your comments! I admit I give way more time and attention to the content side than finding a bigger audience. This is partly due to time constraints, but also because I just have a lot more experience with researching and writing than with promotion. It’s probably a fault, because a wider reach would certainly be nice.


    1. No doubt you must spend a lot of time to fill a website on your own within a few years with content this level. I will think about possibilities for publicity, already shared some articles on undogmatic fb pages and plan to do it more often. (Alas, also those pages have a far smaller audience than regressive left or right ones.)


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