Sex & Gender

wealthy white french women publish open letter defending men’s right to be ‘pushy’ with women

January 12, 2018
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For some fucked up reason, a French actress named Catherine Deneuve went on the defensive for gross, pervy men everywhere when she defended men’s “right” to hit on any woman he sees fit. Just one of 100 French women to sign an open letter warning against “puritanism”, the let reads in part that “Men have been punished summarily, forced out of their jobs when all they did was touch someone’s knee or try to steal a kiss,

“Rape is a crime, but trying to seduce someone, even persistently or clumsily, is not – and nor is men being gentlemanly a chauvinist attack.”

At least they acknowledge that rape is a crime, that’s big of them. I don’t know which part of trying to smash your co-workers is “gentlemanly”, but sure.

Among other things, the letter goes on to say: “As women we do not recognise ourselves in this feminism, which beyond denouncing the abuse of power, takes on a hatred of men and of sexuality.”

Because if I don’t want a man to make me sexually uncomfortable at work that means I HATE THEM!!!

Conservative journalist Élisabeth Lévy, adult film star and a talk-show host Brigitte Lahaie, and magazine editor Catherine Millet were also among the 100 women to sign the letter.