At least on legal message boards pertaining to us. We're going back maybe 12 years now. From my memory, it was a bleach blond girl with dark brown eyes (always loved these girls, no idea why). She is about 9 or 10, probably an athlete on some sport field, in a t-shirt, and her hands are together or on top of one another in front of her, in some unusual way. I don't know why, but I was just taken by this moment of her caught in time, and I really felt an artistic inspiration from her.
There was absolutely nothing lewd about it, and yet I still seriously felt like I was being judged by the instructor for my choice of subject. It just felt like an incredibly hypocritical judgement at a time when I had been feeling positive about my life. I am sorry to say, it stuck with me, and that is when I started to identify similar anti-male (or perhaps anti-straight-male) sentiment in lesbian and feminist movements on a personal level.
It didn't matter at all to her that I, too, was not accepted. I was still fair play to be steam-rolled, probably because some girl's dad pressured his daughter into sex and turned her lesbian, which happens more than we can face real honesty.
Well, I beg your pardon. I am not responsible for your negative flashbacks, so kindly refrain from taking your childhood mental baggage out on me and my kind so generally, lady. Or dude, or whatever the hell it is you demand to be called.
I suppose the moral of the story is, there is no "noble side" to be on. There are hypocrites and malcontents and sociopaths and psychopaths and sheep and morons and self-righteous twits on whatever side you chose. It's just that at particular moments in time, the manipulation level and resulting BS-level becomes far more obvious for some than for others.
Good to see you, sans:)