The Nice Guy syndrome arises from men who are really conflicted about women’s equality. They get angry real fast when, after being “nice,” they don’t get rewarded, or they are rejected. … Guys are oblivious to the fact of their entrenched privilege, the very notion that women are there as available eye candy for them. It is unnerving and uncool.

Amanda Marcotte, in an interview with the Austin-American Statesman about her new book, It’s a Jungle Out There: The Feminist Survival Guide to Politically Inhospitable Environments (via seagull) (via therandomnessofyes)

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