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I Think I Finally Found A Movement That Treats Men With The Respect They Deserve. About Time.

I'm a fan of high standards. I want our drinking water clean and our cars thoroughly crash-tested. I'm also a fan of the high standards feminism has for men. Feminism assumes men are smart, mature, and capable of wise decisions. I know the debate around this movement can get nasty, but hopefully this comic clears up some misconceptions and even provides a little chuckle. Which is another great point I didn't even make: Feminism has always been ardently pro-chuckle!

I Think I Finally Found A Movement That Treats Men With The Respect They Deserve. About Time.

This article originally appeared on 01.09.18


Why should a superintendent get a raise while teachers in the same district struggling to make ends meet see their paychecks flatline — year after year after year?

Teacher Deyshia Hargrave begged the question. Minutes later, she was handcuffed and placed in the backseat of a cop car.

The scene was captured below by YouTube user Chris Rosa, who attended a board meeting for Vermilion Parish Schools in Louisiana.

You can watch Hargrave begin speaking about 33 seconds in. The situation starts becoming contentious around 6:35 minutes. Hargrave is arrested at 8:35, and then walked outside in handcuffs and placed in the back of police vehicle. (Story continues below.)



"We work very hard with very little to maintain the salaries that we have," Hargrave, who teaches middle school language arts, said during a public comment portion of the meeting, stating that she's seen classroom sizes balloon during her time at the school with no increased compensation. "We're meeting those goals, while someone in that position of leadership [the superintendent] is getting raise? It's a sad, sad day to be a teacher in Vermilion Parish."

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