It's not just your friends dude.
I was going to leave it there. If I thought this was an interesting attempt to get women at least I'd understand it. I'd still feel sorry for the dude but at least I'd understand it. But by doing this and writing a big piece in the UK Guardian that talks about deconstructing the "patriarchal system." Yikes.
There's some things that men shouldn't do. High on that list is adopting the verbiage of gender studies majors. After that comes hyphenating your name when you get married.
Here's a little advice to young men. Feminism is no longer about equality. It's about hating men and killing babies. Not in that order.