Tag Archives: online misogyny

4Chan users threaten to release nude photos of Emma Watson because she’s a feminist

TweetSadly, it could probably have been predicted that Emma Watson’s speech at the UN would reveal the absolute worst of the misogynist internet. Enraged by her audacity–having an opinion about feminism and saying it aloud for important people to hear!–4Chan users immediately set up a countdown site called Emma You Are Next, which threatens to release hacked nude photos [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Men don’t have to hate women to benefit from sexism. Bustle founder Bryan Goldberg apologizes a little. White is the new white. Ladies, Cornell Fetch is just trying to help. Negotiating multiple identities on Buffy. Mikki Kendall and Flavia Dzodan talked with The Hairpin about #solidarityisforwhitewomen. Sex, power, and tips. An open letter to [...]
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New Favorite Tumblr: Make Me a Sandwich Bitch

TweetGo Team Public Accountability! A new Tumblr, Make Me a Sandwich Bitch, is collecting some Twitter gems from dudes who want you to fulfill your womanly duty and put some food between two pieces of bread. Bitch. I have mixed feelings about the juxtaposition of sandwich tweets with evidence of the authors’ lackluster social lives [...]
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Damsels in Distress: First installment of “Tropes vs Women in Video Games”

TweetAnita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency has posted the first installment of her “Tropes vs Women in Video Games” project. In this video, she explores the role, history, and forms of the damsel in distress in popular media from military recruitment ads to silent film to Donkey Kong. Most importantly, Sarkeesian talks about how women’s portrayal [...]
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#MenCallMeThings reveals what’s inside everyone’s Anti-Feminist Mailbag

TweetAs I mentioned this past weekend, recently there’s been some renewed discussion about online misogyny. On both sides of the pond, women bloggers have been speaking out about the sexist abuse they endure–often silently and stoically–for, as Jill says, “the crime of Blogging While Female.” While commenters can be dicks all over the internet, it’s [...]
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