The success of Douglas Murray’s new book The Madness of Crowds has buoyed me--a right-leaning, anti-woke conservative--considerably. In it, Murray—employing old school, distillate reason--provides legitimacy to ideas that, were they not so beautifully and persuasively argued, might be dismissed by the liberal mainstream media as racist/homophobic/transphobic/etc. So, I was shocked when I read Murray’s recent … Continue reading The Madness of (Other People’s) Crowds
I am not Christian. Nor was my family of origin. But I grew up going to the Young Men’s Christian Association, better known as the YMCA, or for short, simply the Y. I went to the Y with my dad, who I’d watch play handball and who would take me with him into the Men’s … Continue reading YMCA Trans(ition)
James Lindsay opens his recent Quillette piece by quoting Charlotte Clymer, who in the aftermath of Andy Ngo’s pummeling and milkshaking by Antifa on the streets of Portland, tweeted the following:
Since I was so little I could fit under the couch in my mother's living room, I was attracted to, and got aroused by, men--grown up men--without knowing what sex was.