Gold-digger. The very phrase will get you tarred in many circles as a “misogynist.” The interesting thing is, the phrase came from history, and it came about because of the way some people were actually behaving.
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It was called the “Heart Balm Racket”: the ultimate gold-digger scheme. And it was epidemic in early 20th century USA. Here is one female journalist’s exposé of the scam in in 1911, just as it was becoming a full-blown epidemic.
B.R. Merrick has compiled an impressive list to help add to Elizabeth Plank’s stunning proof that feminism has improved the world for men in numerous ways. We think feminists will find his reasoning to be indisputably gay.
Many young men, conscripted into military service in World War I, were seen by cynical women looking for an easy buck as fodder for their cynical marriage rackets. Female privilege in these cases could thus be well-served by these most disposable of males: draftees
Alimony racketeering, a perennial problem, has been around for a long time. Robert St. Estephe takes a look at how this problem began the Men’s Rights Movement in the early 20th Century.