Feminist Mother Publicly Shames Her Teenage Boys—With The Help Of The Media

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On September 14, The Washington Post published what can only be described as a public display of child abuse. In an article entitled “My teen boys are blind to rape culture,” feminist writer Jody Allard chastises her sons for questioning the propaganda she feeds them.

“They’ve been listening to me talk about consent, misogyny and rape culture since they were tweens. They listened to me then, but they are 16 and 18 now, and they roll their eyes and argue when talk to them about sexism and misogyny.”

That Allard’s boys won’t take up their mother’s fight makes them “part of the problem,” writes Allard. Theyve “dipped their toes into toxic masculinity, she adds. Toxic masculinity is a favorite feminist term. It means the more masculine a man is, the more vile he is. Nice, huh?

Fortunately for Allard’s sons, their mother’s efforts to indoctrinate them has failed. Unfortunately, her response was to publically shame them.

And The Washington Post gave her the space to do so.

That’s not even the worst of it. This same author, Ms. Jodi Allard, wrote an article back in February, also for The Washington Post, about one of her sons—who’s suicidal.

Yes, you read that right. One of Allard’s sons, the 16-year-old, is a known suicide risk—known to Allard and known to The Washington Post editors. And still they publically shamed him.

There’s more. Allard’s article has since been reprinted at the Chicago Tribune, at The Denver Post, at Bangor Daily News, and at the Charlotte Observer.

Now that is vile.

Had the editors at any of these shockingly unprofessional media outlets dug deeper, they would have discovered the depth of Allard’s madness.

She has been married and divorced three timesher exes, of course, were the problem; her biological father abandoned her; she has “divorced” her mother, who she says is “incapable of mothering anyone; and she’s a victim of sexual abuse. Oh, and she was born with one hand, not two; and her adopted sister, who liked to kill animals, tried to kill her. The list goes on.

How many of Allard’s stories are true (save for the physical impairment) as opposed to ploys for attention is anyone’s guess. What is clear is that Jody Allard is unwell.

What is also clear is that somewhere along the line, feminism became her lifeline.

That’s typically how happens: a childhood goes terribly wrong. As adults, these folks find solace in an ideology rooted in victimhood, one that promises to heal the wounds of the past. Rather than deal with problems on their own, they ban together with others who’ve been hurt and blame men and marriage for all things evil.

Jody Allard is one of these women. Upon having sons, she writes that shehad no idea how to raise a boy into a man who wasn’t an asshole.

If you think Ms. Allard is an anomaly, she isn’t. Feminist mothers abound, and they all sell some version of the same message Allard does. Where do you think she gets her fuel? Even our president (who, for the record, grew up without a father), pledged his allegiance to feminism last month.

I’ve written a great deal about feminism’s harmful effects on men (and women, for that matter). It’s time we talked about our boys.

Fortunately, a new documentary (The Red Pill) about the feminist myths Americans have absorbed—i.e. rape culture—will do just that. It has its first screening on October 7 and will be available later in homes across America.

I hope Jody Allard’s sons see it.

But only after they’ve moved out.

Suzanne Venker is the author of five books that challenge feminist narratives re men, women, work & family. Her newest book, The Alpha Female’s Guide to Men & Marriage: HOW LOVE WORKS, will be published February 2017. You can find her at www.suzannevenker.com.