My feminism will reject misogynistic screeds, or it will be bullshit
By Feminist Current on February 22, 2014
A number of feminist writers, myself included, were attacked and defamed online (yet again) in an abhorrently hateful and misogynist diatribe today. Many women spoke out, naming the vitriolic words as plain sexist abuse, ad hominem attacks, professional jealousy, and manipulation. We were called “media whores” and “turds” who had no ethics, humanity, or compassion (an ironic accusation when stated within a completely unethical post maligning female writers and journalists, dehumanizing them, and calling them a bunch of hateful, sexist names). . . .