I posted a rant about apathy towards the ERA, asking why men -- even progressive men -- don't seem to give a shit. Damn if the post, which is pretty damned long (I was ranting away), wasn't up for a minute when I had my first response:
That's a long post. But if you want to get my support in your fight for equality, fight for human equality instead of just gender equality.
I'm all for equality between all individuals, but I'm not a woman so I'm not going to get involved in issues which do not concern me. I'll get involved if you wish to broaden the debate.
I wanted to just reply with the words: "Case in point." Then I wanted to reply with, "Nice to know that women's equality isn't quite equal enough of a cause for anyone to support." Then I wanted to just scream and strangle the little twerp. But then I considered that, for all I know, he's six foot six and weighs 250 pounds and would love to smack around some uppity bitch.
So I came running here and posted this instead. Aren't I a brave one?
[UPDATE: It seems that he has posted another response entitled "The reason I don't support womens rights." I'm just going to leave that hanging there, but you all might want to go take a look at "liberal" misogyny in action.]