#MeToo

#MeToo: law enforcement does what it ought to do

One interpretation of the #MeToo movement is that law enforcement should be tougher on sexual harassment and assault. I do not entirely agree. I think law enforcement should do its job. That means follow the law, including the rules of evidence and procedure. That means not expanding legal definitions beyond their limits. Punishment without limits… Continue reading #MeToo: law enforcement does what it ought to do

#MeToo · sexual assault

Men who assault men = just-as-toxic- masculinity

The #MeToo movement has fueled some kinds of feminism, especially the type that claims that “toxic masculinity” is to blame. Only problem: the phrase “toxic masculinity” all too often means “masculinity” without adjectives. The reports of men sexually assaulting and harassing other men should count as toxic and abusive also. But somehow “gay” men get… Continue reading Men who assault men = just-as-toxic- masculinity