AVFM Responds to Sexism With More Sexism

Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard is one of the best tennis players in the world. After winning at the Australian Open she was asked what guy she would like to date. I mean come on, a woman needs a man. She can’t just be the best tennis player in the world.

AVFM posted a long diatribe about how this isn’t really sexism because some male athletes have been asked what kind of car they would like to buy. Ugh.

‘On the surface it would seem that yes, it is possibly a little sexist, but no more sexist than asking a male athlete what kind of car he’d most like to own.’

So it’s kinda sorta sexist.

In typical AVFM fashion the kinda sorta sexist turns into the blatantly sexist comments with a whine that she shouldn’t get as much pay as a male tennis player: Lucian Valsan, a writer for the hate site had this to say:

‘Female tennis players aren’t taken seriously? Let’s assume that’s true.
So what?! Why should the female tennis players be taken seriously in the first place?

Do they achieve equal worth with tennismen? Not even close!
Do they work a similar amount with male tennis players? Not even close!
Yet they are paid the same… ‘

Insert foot in mouth.

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7 thoughts on “AVFM Responds to Sexism With More Sexism

  1. For clarity, those quotes are from two different articles, written by two different authors on two different subjects (The only commonality would be the word ‘tennis’) months apart.
    I think anyone who clicks the link and reads my article will see that I treated Ms. Bouchard with the respect deserving of such an accomplished athlete, and I believe that I made my case that although it was a stupid question, it was not in fact sexist; I even provide an example of the very same question being posed of a male athlete.

    Perhaps you could add a link to Lucians article as well?

    • I usually link to your hate site using Do Not Link but in this case I just simply forgot. Also, I supported my point and quoted people fairly and squarely. Telling top female tennis players they don’t deserve to be taken as seriously as male ones that’s SEXISM aka MISOGYNY. I don’t see how this is any way misrepresenting the article.

      See it IS sexism to ask this question. It’s not like asking her what car she wants. It’s the underlying cultural assumption that a woman is always thinking about marriage and men and not thinking SERIOUSLY about anything else.

      • So, let me get this straight.
        When this question is asked of a woman it is sexist.
        When the same question is asked of a man it is not sexist.

        Other women not supporting fellow female atheletes as much a men tend to support, well not just male atheles but, the best of the best, the fastest, the strongest, the most intuitive, etc which just happen to most often be other men thanks to physiological differences is the fault of the patriarchy.

        Oh, and men having any preferences that you don’t approve of I am going to bet is also considered “proof” of sexism. Your anti-male bias and rush to find a grievance, any grievance blinding you to your own sexism would be entertaining if you weren’t so serious about it.

        • How many times have you heard a male pro athlete being asked a question like that? Even if you have heard it RARELY (which is the TRUTH OF IT) the underlying assumptions are different. In our patriarchal culture we ASSUME that women, no matter how successful they are individually, NEED men and NEED marriage. That’s SEXISM.

          Other women what? You don’t have to support female athletes but when AVFM says shit like they did, which is she shouldn’t be taken as seriously, then it’s SEXISM based solely on gender. Trying to explain it away now is pretty ridiculous.

          • “How many times have you heard a male pro athlete being asked a question like that? Even if you have heard it RARELY (which is the TRUTH OF IT) the underlying assumptions are different. ”
            How many times have you heard a female athlete asked such a stupid question?
            Equally rarely. The difference is when a female is asked the exact same stupid question it becomes a crusade by the butthurt brigade.

            ” In our patriarchal culture we ASSUME that women, no matter how successful they are individually, NEED men and NEED marriage. That’s SEXISM.”
            Not one single feminist has successfully proven a patriarchy to exist. There is far more evidence pointing to a gynocentric societal set-up as being the norm.
            On a specis scale denying women need men is just as foolish as denying men need women. We are a sexual species denying each needs the other is both stupid and seriously flawed as it only accounts for half of a whole species. Perhaps, that is also the fatal flaw in feminism, it seeks to change a whole while steadfastly addressing only half of the issue especially any issue which may show females in a less than stellar light. Again, this is mind-blowingly stupid. Insisting on one hand that women are fully competent, self-actualised adults with agency UNLESS they do something inexcusable then, it “is some man’s fault” or , “the patriarchy” as if women are not also equally capable of displaying the less noble aspects of humanity just like anyone else.

            ” but when AVFM says shit like they did, which is she shouldn’t be taken as seriously, then it’s SEXISM based solely on gender.”
            First, prove your proof of this and then I will show you why you either misinterpreted it completely as often happens with SJW and the butthurt brigade or will show why the statement made is defensible (such as female tennis players demanding and getting identical pay-outs to male players despite playing fewer games over all, shorter matches and drawing in less money for the organisation)using facts and logic.

  2. I’m late to the party, again. Sorry about that.

    I don’t follow sports, but I have seen plenty of male athletes, especially boxers interviewed. They never asked what guy they want to date – or girl, either. I’ve never heard anything like that before. It’s always: “Did you think you were going to make it through that last round?” “Do you think you could have done something – this or that – better?” “How do you feel about your opponent’s abilities in this match?” “So, who would you like to match your skills with next?”

    I dare you to ask Manny Pacquiao, after he wins his next match, what guy he wants to date…. I dare you, really. But, make sure the camera is rolling, so I can run it back a few hundred times and ROTFLMAO like I do with that video of Geraldo getting slapped silly by a wrestler.

    Obviously, it’s a sexist question… it’s, also, kind of a disgusting question because it’s really inappropriate – it’s a question some drooling idiot would ask a random woman at a bar. It’s not the kind of question that a serious journalist should be asking an athlete.

    • Correction: I guess that wasn’t Geraldo that got slapped – Geraldo is the one that got the chair to the nose. It was John Stossel who got slapped silly. Same diff – they look like twins. Only Stossel is a major misogynist, which makes it all the more hilarious.

      You see, you can ask a female tennis player inappropriate questions and you probably won’t be subject to a beating. But, try asking a question like that to a 6′ 7″ beefcake on steroids and see what happens?

      And, that’s why it’s sexist. Nobody’s going to ask a man that question – especially a large one – ’cause he’s gonna kick the cream cheese out of the idiot with the microphone.

      But, women – well, it’s just expected that women are going to take your abuse.

      If you want to see something funny – look up “Stossel gets slapped by wrestler” at YT.

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