Praise God and pass the popcorn. When noted male feminist and Pasadena City College Women’s Studies Professor Hugo Schwyzer had a massive meltdown on Twitter after being caught doing the Carlos Danger with porn star Christina Parreira, I thought that it was going to be one of those one-off chances to laugh at a douchebag academic. Apparently the blogging gods are in a good mood, though, because this whole thing is going from a kerfuffle to a full-blown donnybrook.
At some point during the freakout Feministe author Jill Filipovic gave Schwyzer a rather sound piece of advice:
Which is a totally rational thing to tell someone who is in the depths of his own personal Hell, but feminists can never pass up an opportunity to be outraged. See, apparently Schwyzer stepped on a few toes on his way to becoming the pre-eminent beta male that he now is, and those toes happened to belong to minority feminists. Oops.
By the way, here’s Christina Parreira: