Ooh. Recently happened upon this interesting list of to-dos for male academics on the multi-authored Tenure, She Wrote blog, of which I am a fan. An interesting debate broke out about item #19 in the comment thread. One commentator also took offense at the use of the term “mansplain,” saying it was the anti-male equivalent to “feminazi.” 

While it is hard for me to pick my favorite item on the list, I certainly found the most provocative item to be the last entry, in which the author, Acclimatrix, says that men who actively seek to arrest and diminish sexist behavior in academia should not expect to be thanked, but should merely do so because it is the right thing to do.

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