David Futrelle on Homophobia at A Voice For Men

Futrelle is spot on with his commentary on the use of the derogatory term “mangina”:

Consider: The site’s slur of choice for men who aren’t raging misogynists is, you may recall, “mangina,” an insult that pulls off a veritable trifecta of bigotry, being homophobic, transphobic, and misogynistic all at once. It’s telling that Elam et al can’t really think of a worse insult than to suggest that men they don’t like are effeminate not-quite-men with feminized genitalia.

The piece deserves to be read in it’s entirety here.

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