mansplaining

Hockey

Pierre McGuire Mansplained Hockey Announcing to Kendall Coyne Schofield

The gold medalist for Team USA made her broadcasting debut—less than a week after she was the first woman to compete in the NHL All-Star Skills Competition—and Pierre McGuire was pretty patronizing.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.31.19
Culture

How the Push to 'Break the Silence' Fails the Feminist Movement

In her new essay collection, Rebecca Solnit, the author who gave rise to the term "mansplaining," celebrates how women have finally succeeded in telling the stories of their oppression. But she offers no perspective on what happens after that.
Lauren Oyler
3.9.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Where Were You When the Man Who Made ‘Minecraft’ Had a Mansplaining Meltdown?

There goes Notch, he who created a video gaming masterpiece, calling strangers "c*nts" on the internet.
Mike Diver
5.23.16
Op-Eds

Who Is Pop Music’s "Good Girl" and How the Hell Do We Get Rid of Her?

"Good girl" is the backhanded compliment of mansplaining womanhood.
Kat George
11.2.15
GUIDES

The Broadly Guide to Male Feminism

Male Feminist here, happy to explain our little cause.
Michael Hafford
10.6.15
NFL

NFL Referee Mike Carey is Trading in His Stripes for a Suit

CBS is adding former referee Mike Carey to its NFL broadcast team. It's yet another sign of the league's trend of growing more and more complicated. Is football running the risk of alienating fans?
Josh Zerkle
6.27.14
Stuff

The Anatomy of a Men's Rights Activist

He will mansplain feminism to a biological female. Feminism is equality, he says, which is something he wants desperately. He’s tired of women running the show. He’s tired of being vilified for his sex.
Megan Koester
6.25.14
Stuff

Dear Sufjan: A Copy Editor Corrects Sufjan Stevens's Open Letter to Miley Cyrus

Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens wrote an open letter to Miley Cyrus, correcting the grammar in her new song, "#GetItRight." A VICE editor has copy-edited and corrected Sufjan's letter. She also suggests some reading he might enjoy.
Nicole Jones
10.14.13