Monday, November 28, 2016

Annual PC Movember Freakout

I think "Movember" is dumb.
It's not some big-ass deal or anything...  I just think it's kinda dopey, and the cult of beards is dopey.
But leave it to the PCs to deploy bullshit, moronic criticisms of it every year.
Not everything has to include women. It's permissible to have a jokey thing...something something men's health or whatever. It's ok to have it if it's not something something men's health or whatever. In fact, I think the men's health angle was tacked on as a defense against incoherent PC criticisms in the first place. And no, "transmen" are not men. Sorry! But it's a fact, and no amount of verbal legerdemain will change that. A lot of people are not things they'd like to be. That's life. I'm sorry if you want to be male but aren't, and I'm sorry if you want to grow a beard but can't. Lots of actual dudes can't grow beards. Honestly, it's not something to make big deal out of. Growing a beard is not some amazing experience. It's kinda just like waiting too long to get a haircut. But itchier.
Seriously, when did everybody get so dumb?


Blogger Aa said...

Huh? (with as much sarcasm as possible)

8:42 PM  
Blogger Pete Mack said...

Point of fact: 'trans men' can in fact grow beards. At least some of them.

9:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Speak for yourself. My beard changed my life. It's all I have.

9:37 PM  
Blogger Winston Smith said...


Didn't say they couldn't. Just said they aren't men.

Damn, that's a helluva beard apologies.

10:09 PM  

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