Yesterday, The Nation posted an article by Michelle Goldberg entitled “Feminism’s Toxic Twitter Wars.” (H/t: WFB) It’s a bit hard to wade through – it’s kind of a compendium of toxic sludge – but it’s a good reminder of one of those important truths about life.
Ms. Goldberg develops the story:
[E]ven as online feminism has proved itself a real force for change, many of the most avid digital feminists will tell you that it’s become toxic. Indeed, there’s a nascent genre of essays by people who feel emotionally savaged by their involvement in it—not because of sexist trolls, but because of the slashing righteousness of other feminists. On January 3, Continue reading “Feminism’s guerrilla civil war”