Neil Lyndon wrote one of the earliest critiques of feminism and was nearly destroyed by a hostile press and even more hostile feminist critics. 22 years after the original publication, Neil is still refusing to bow to the totalitarian overlords.
Neil Lyndon returns to AVfM’s with the text that formed the basis of a speech he gave Parity AGM in London talking about his vision of the “Family Union.” Lyndon is a progressive whose career as a journalist was destroyed 20 years ago for daring to question, in fairly mild terms, the rhetorical excesses and underlying assumptions of feminism. Fortunately, he hasn’t let them shut him up.
In 1990, nationally recognized columnist Neil Lydon wrote and article expressing concerns about feminism. He addressed a subject that we only much later developed a word to define. Misandy. They destroyed his career over it.
No one is doubting the impact on culture from the work of Germaine Greer. We do, however, find it ironic that for the only honest analysis of that impact we must turn to one of the first professional casualties of gender feminism.