Tag Archives: misogyny

#OpenMinday – The harassment of women and the fear of men @DawnHFoster

What is Open Minday? I’m sorry to every woman that I scoffed at for not walking home along a route that made them uncomfortable, but that I was happy with day or night. I’m sorry to every woman that I … Continue reading

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I’ve found reading about misogyny very moving, and while the women writers I’ve read present interesting/depressing facts and explain in well-judged detail their own experiences and the experiences of others, it’s the men who’ve written about it who have ultimately … Continue reading

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Comment is optional, but responsibility is not

In the few days since I started suggesting that Twitter could provide a good starting point to improve online behaviour, I’ve got some good responses. I’ve been asked this morning why I don’t “allow” people to comment here on my … Continue reading

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#OpenMinday @helenlewis @pennyred @belledejour_uk @red3blog

UPDATE My wife, having read my words below, is furious with me for not properly explaining the whole point here. #OpenMinday is about challenging what you think you know and feel, compelling you to consider what you think you actually … Continue reading

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What lies behind online misogyny?

UPDATE As I am not acutely familiar with WordPress guidelines and terms of use, and because I am aware that the concept of objective reportage might not be widely accepted, I’ve chosen to censor this post. I do, however, stand … Continue reading

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It is time to kill comments

UPDATE – In the interests of maintaining the debate, I’ve posted some further thoughts and responses to some of the people who contacted me following this post… I’ve written before about how commenting and forums leeched my will to exist … Continue reading

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