SPORTS SEXISM SUCKS, SERIOUSLY

Novak Djokovic reckons it’s only fair for male players to be paid more than females: He said women “fought for what they deserve and they got it”, but said the men’s tour should fight for more prize money. “Stats are showing that we have much more spectators on the men’s tennis matches,” Djokovic said. “I think that […]

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AUSTRALIAN LGBTI COMMISSION

The eye-catching graphic immediately below is displayed on an Australian Human Rights Commission page titled Face the facts: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex People: Bother to read the page’s text and you’ll encounter less certainty: Australians of diverse sexual orientation, sex or gender identity may account for up to 11 per cent of the Australian population.[1] […]

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SOUR SPICER SLAMS SPICY STAB

News presenter Tracey Spicer is not impressed with a magazine photo-spread and video featuring a male and female surfer: It’s empowering to be objectified. Especially wearing lace panties and an apron whipping up a pisco sour in the kitchen, while your fully clothed man waits outside.  I spy this scene in an open edition of […]

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SON SMACKER VINDICATED

Straightforward reporting of common sense prevailing: A father found guilty of assault for smacking his 12-year-old son as a form of discipline has had the verdict overturned. South Australia’s Supreme Court has ruled the actions of the Air Force pilot, who smacked his son three times, were not unreasonable for the purpose of correcting behaviour. […]

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SUBSPECIES SLANDERED

An Austrian parliamentarian has offended colleagues on the left: He said: “The refugees which are coming to Austria have a worldview like Neanderthals, which thank God in most places is now extinct.” But the statement instantly attracted an aggressive reaction from members of the country’s Green party and the NEOS (The New Austria and Liberal […]

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LET’S MAKE NICE

A sensible academic on safe spaces stifling thinking: Consider the ostensibly sophisticated handling of the idea that goes by the name of “privilege.” In current debates, it is often coupled with the word “white” so as to name a condition, a fact, that cannot be disputed, contradicted, or wished away by generous sentiments or liberal […]

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