Canadian feminist activist receives death threats and other abuse after being targeted by Men’s Rights Activists

There is just no analogue to this in the feminist movement. None. MRAs will consistently state that they need to be this awful, this cruel, this inhuman as a response to the “cruelty” and “inhumanity” of feminism, but this simply has no correlate in feminism.

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And so the MRAs have found yet another woman to hate.

Earlier this month, as many of you no doubt know, a Men’s Rights group sponsored a lecture at the University of Toronto. The event drew protesters, and the protesters drew MRAs with video cameras. One of the MRAs filmed a confrontation between a red-haired feminist activist and a number of MRAs who continually interrupted her as she tried to read a brief statement.

Her crime? She wasn’t exactly polite in responding to the interrupters. And so, after video of the confrontation was uploaded to YouTube, and linked to on the Men’s Rights subreddit and elsewhere, she became a virtual punching bag for the angry misogynists of the internet.

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Author: balarick

I'm a bachelor of functional/theoretical linguistics, feminist/humanist, atheist, amateur musician, once-published author, sci-fi/fantasy-geek, and dabbler in philosophy, sociology, psychology, as well as history, anthropology, science, and archaeology of the unorthodox and orthodox varieties. My interest in archaeoastronomy and its implications is quite high.

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