Men's Rights Activists:
THIS IS NOT FAIR. MEN HAVE PROBLEMS TOO.
We're constantly demonized by mainstream media and are targets of police brutality.
We face discrimination and hatred and are denied marriage and job security.
We are outcasts and are denied medical care, our lives are constantly under threat and our gender is always under scrutiny and policed by others.
Men's Rights Activist:
Men's Right Activist:
Y-Yeah, but... a Feminist was mean to me...
While most students at Columbia University will spend the first day of classes carrying backpacks and books, Emma Sulkowicz will start her semester on Tuesday with a far heavier burden. The senior plans on carrying an extra-long, twin-size mattress across the quad and through each New York City building – to every class, every day – until the man she says raped her moves off campus.
‘I was raped in my own bed,’ Sulkowicz told me the other day, as she was gearing up to head back to school in this, the year American colleges are finally, supposedly, ready to do something about sexual assault. ‘I could have taken my pillow, but I want people to see how it weighs down a person to be ignored by the school administration and harassed by police.’