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Newsnight they are talking about rape laws anyone watching

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NiceTabard Thu 06-Feb-14 22:47:14

No salient arguments so far rape victims are getting clobbered. They need a FWR Mner on there

scallopsrgreat Fri 07-Feb-14 06:56:39

There is a long history of gay men being misogynistic, unfortunately sad

Ginric99 Fri 07-Feb-14 02:13:33

Tonight was a huge moment for the battle for equality. Tonight we saw proof that a gay man can be mysoganistic, giving antiquated ideas about rape, women's ability to lead and women's rights in general. Thankyou David starkey I'm sure your fellow gay men are proud of you and I particularly liked when you tried to compare rape "without violence" (whatever that means as the act by its nature is violent) to your existence as a gay man in society.

NiceTabard Fri 07-Feb-14 00:15:36

Yeah it's shocking.

Everyone who isn't a white man needs to work hard to correct this injustice.

<and bizarrely, they actually think that's true!#>

SauceForTheGander Thu 06-Feb-14 23:54:42

Yeah I think that every time I look at the House of Commons. Those poor white men - so under represented

scallopsrgreat Thu 06-Feb-14 23:54:04

Well said Debris.

scallopsrgreat Thu 06-Feb-14 23:52:50

It was all about imaginary discrimination against men. White men at that.

No privilege there at all. None.

DebrisSlide Thu 06-Feb-14 23:51:17

That's what the average jury thinks, though, isn't it?

And that's why all of those lurking on these boards really need to get out there and get their voice heard, even if it's just on an AIBU thread. We cannot let the Starkeys of this world set the tone for OUR justice system or, indeed, our society. Because it's ours too.

It's our world, just as much as the middle-aged white man.

Sixweekstowait Thu 06-Feb-14 23:48:22

Now listening to 5 live follow up programme - glutton for punishment!

Theoldhag Thu 06-Feb-14 23:47:26

WTF <wonders what the fuck is wrong with people> and shakes head

It is like living in an out of phase parallel dimension sometimes angry

Sixweekstowait Thu 06-Feb-14 23:44:34

Yy apoplectic is the word - perhaps the worst qt I have ever heard and that's saying something

NiceTabard Thu 06-Feb-14 23:43:22

just <inhales sharply through nose>

it's fine. it's OK. <nods>

we just need to keep at it.

scallopsrgreat Thu 06-Feb-14 23:40:22

Dimbleby was quite dismissive of her though. In that white males stick together type of way.

David Starkey is an arse. I'm too apoplectic to string anything more coherent together.

SauceForTheGander Thu 06-Feb-14 23:38:24

He's a cock

Jinsei Thu 06-Feb-14 23:37:39

And yes, Tessa was disappointingly crap.

Jinsei Thu 06-Feb-14 23:36:48

Yes tabard, he really does hate women. A true misogynist.

NiceTabard Thu 06-Feb-14 23:36:00

do i take a gun to my own head

or buy one to take out that panel

answers on a postcard

i have had a bot wine so almost not joking

<arrested by cia>

NiceTabard Thu 06-Feb-14 23:35:07

tessa is doing a shit job

NiceTabard Thu 06-Feb-14 23:34:34

wow he hates women doesn;t he.

NiceTabard Thu 06-Feb-14 23:31:49

Can;t have quotas because you'd never have a quote for gay people or asian people.

yes because in UK society women are 10% or less of the population.

Oooh here we go

it discriminates against men to have all women shortlists

scallopsrgreat Thu 06-Feb-14 23:30:40

I don't think it's a coincidence though that it seems to be only men who have "confusion around sexual etiquette" or problems with consent.

Sense of entitlement...

NiceTabard Thu 06-Feb-14 23:30:21


scallopsrgreat Thu 06-Feb-14 23:28:12

Didn't watch it. Saw it on Twitter though. I always watch Question Time through the filter of Twitter . Saves on the blood pressure


RiaOverTheRainbow Thu 06-Feb-14 23:26:58

There are times I think separatists have the right idea angry

DebrisSlide Thu 06-Feb-14 23:23:58

Tbh, I don't really care about the women on the panel. The ones I want to hear never get a platform, anyway. It doesn't matter how articulate you are, they only want yes-women or Katie Hopkins.

Rapists don't listen to them anyway. They just might, however, find yet another reason to continue seeing that they have a green light to continue their rapey ways if they know they have other men fighting their corner.

EEatingSoupForLunch Thu 06-Feb-14 23:21:01

Sadly Tabard there are plenty of women joining in the fight to reverse advantages hard won, as the deeply depressing thread on declaring an intention to TTC to potential employers, and consequent remarks on selfish women who take their legal entitlement amply demonstrate sad

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