Just a very short post for this one.
Domestic Abuse or Intimate Partner Violence is not, contrary to media bias, something that only affects women. Nor are men the sole perpetrators. Yes, women are more commonly victims, but far from exclusively.
I thought I’d start off with this blog explaining why I don’t trust Feminism in its current state to resolve, consider or even acknowledge the issues that men face in our society.
It becomes extremely frustrating to only ever hear one side of the gender debate; particularly when I don’t believe it should be split into “sides”. There are two aspects to this – gendering issues that affect all equally and ignoring or downplaying issues that predominantly affect men. Sure there are some issues that impact one gender more or less than the other but neither has exclusivity on gender specific privilege or concerns and for the most part I feel that most issues we each face can be addressed without excluding many of those affected simply based on their gender. Continue reading