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Sat 18th March 2017

Women Only Time at a Public Pool

Filed under: General — Ministry of Men's Affairs @ 4:46 pm

At the same time that every men’s only club is harangued, threatened and denied funding unless and until it allows women to become members, numerous women’s only groups are operating and more are being created. Here is another example, this time using an Auckland Council owned (i.e. publicly owned and paid for by men and women) swimming pool admitting only women for 2 prime hours per week. The female centre manager Sarah Clarke justified this by saying “It isn’t wrong to ask for public facilities to be responsive to the needs of the community”. She hopes to expand this service.

We might have no problem with the exclusion of men if an equivalent, prime time were set aside excluding women. But of course that isn’t done. Men-only clubs and services are considered sexist while women-only is fine; typical femaleist duplicity and sense of entitlement.

Some may argue that men don’t have the same need to swim without women around. Whether it’s a need for women is debatable; we see it as a preference but not a need. There may well be white NZers who are uncomfortable swimming in the pool at the same time as some other races and who would not swim there because of that. Their reasons will be at least as valid as the reasons women want to exclude men. We wouldn’t see it as appropriate for a public facility to meet the preference of those white NZers in order to encourage them to use the pool and learn to swim.

We’re sure some men will prefer to swim when women are not there, and that their preference is as valid as that of the women. Some men may be embarrassed about their bodies or shy to look awkward learning to swim while being watched by women. Aside from that, men might enjoy the use of the pool with fewer people to have to share the space with and that in itself would be a good enough reason to have a men’s only evening.

Will men-only pool time happen? Ha ha, of course not. Feminism means gender equality, yeah right.

3 Responses to “Women Only Time at a Public Pool”

  1. DJ Ward says:

    Apparently men who support the idea of female only….everything are still bad.
    If we say this is wrong we are bad.
    If we say this sexism is good, we do it for ego and reward.
    If we say nothing were ignorant and need to read Clemintine and friends rhetoric to become informed.


    “It’s no secret that boys and men are rewarded for speaking out about gender equality where girls and women are punished.”
    What a load of crap.
    What male MPs have spoken out about bigotry against males and not been ridiculed if not punished.
    How have the declared female feminist MPs been punished?
    No! Promoted to spokeswomen for women’s affairs etc.
    The girls and women implied to be punished, are for simple reasons. They talk about non existent things like rape culture or the pay gap implied as every workplace pays females less, or even education bias in STEM subjects while everybody knows it’s the boys being systematically failed due to bias.
    The fruitcake feminists deserved to be saddled back on the unicorns that they rode in on.

    Just to show how much this man hater lives in La La Land.

    “4. Commit to giving up your privilege

    Equality means a loss for those who experience privilege and power. It isn’t just about talking a good game. Look around at the structures you exist in – your workplace, school, home life etc – and ask what you can do to help make your environments more egalitarian. You did not earn your gender privilege but you can definitely be a part of dismantling it.”

    I look forward to Clemintine Ford protesting outside the family court against female privilege.
    What male privilege in schools? She’s clearly dillusional.

    I wonder if she will write an opinion piece about this pool subject.
    Nah, probably buy a membership.
    It’s the world she wants to live in.

    No men!

  2. DJ Ward says:

    Women only must be a trend.

    She seeks common ground.
    It doesn’t make sense of course.
    Women and men is common ground.
    She does show why she lost the election.
    Presidents represent all the people.
    Not just.


  3. Ministry of Men's Affairs says:

    And here’s another one: ‘More Money for Entrepreneurial Women‘. Imagine if an investment group offered to provide money only to men starting up companies! And even worse, if a government investment fund became financially involved to support that money-for-males-only group!

    Yes, only a third of NZ start-up companies have women leaders, but does that justify sexist investment services? They call them ‘angel’ funds and groups.

    This must be the male privilege the feminists keep talking about.

    Surely it’s enough to make it illegal to discriminate on the grounds of gender? That’s equality. Angel funds are gender discrimination, pure and simple.

    Surely the femaleists can’t on the one hand complain about gender discrimination then practise, support and celebrate gender discrimination? Oh right, we forgot, girls can do anything including hypocrisy, and what’s more they get away with it.

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