Politics and Feminism

The Millennial Marriage Tipping Point

August 18, 2015
The Millennial Marriage Tipping Point

For several years the media has gorged on doom and gloom in most of its coverage of Millennials. I once shared the view that hookup culture was widely embraced by this generation and predicted an eventual crisis in Millennial marriage and family formation among them. I was as surprised as anyone when my own statistical analysis […]

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Is the VF Tinder Article Feminist Propaganda?

August 14, 2015
Is the VF Tinder Article Feminist Propaganda?

Nancy Jo Sales is drawing a lot of criticism for the bias inherent in her story claiming that Tinder has destroyed dating. Jesse Singal of New York Magazine takes her to task for her cherry picking of anecdotes: “If you hang out with stats geeks for long enough, one of them will probably utter the sentence, […]

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Good News Re Sex Trends for Millennials

July 23, 2015
Good News Re Sex Trends for Millennials

Lots of charty goodness for you today A new CDC study confirms that during the last 30 years, teen sex has dropped sharply, and birth control use has increased dramatically. (H/T: Marginal Revolution) One result is a massive 57% drop in the teen birth rate during that time, a very positive development. This is in keeping with […]

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HUS at a Crossroads, Plus Millennials Reject Casual Sex

May 11, 2015
HUS at a Crossroads, Plus Millennials Reject Casual Sex

Strategic Planning for HUS I will be taking a two week break from the blog to conduct a strategic “offsite.” After nearly 8 years of writing and 800 posts, it feels like I’ve reached a crossroads. It’s time to give some serious thought to the future of HUS. New research and other news developments provide […]

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Why Do Men Value Different Traits in Wives and Daughters?

April 27, 2015
Why Do Men Value Different Traits in Wives and Daughters?

An Insight Into the 21st Century Man, a new online survey of 818 men commissioned by the Shriver Report, reveals a fascinating contradiction in male preferences and attitudes towards women. They want submissive wives but rather dominant daughters. Men’s top three qualities for wives are: Intelligent Attractive Sweet But here’s what they prize in a daughter: Intelligent […]

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