It started innocently enough. I was scanning my timeline on twitter. A comment jumped out at me:
“I wish feminists would focus on pulling women up rather than tearing men down.” @Sargon_of_Akkad
At first I thought there was no point in replying, because I have recently had so much abuse from the MRA. But then I thought – hey – this man seems to be expressing an emotion akin to building bridges. So I’ll try to explain the feminist perspective. That’s what twitter is all about, right?
I replied “I wish men would consider themselves feminist so women didn’t have to fight”. That was my mistake. In the half an hour or so since then I have had dozens of abusive messages. As soon as they began rolling in, I politely replied to all saying “Please remove me from this convo, thanks”, again, giving them the chance to do the…
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