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Misogyny

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A well-intentioned social media uproar after Sarah Everard’s murder shows the impossibility of mitigating misogyny

Side view of a young man and woman crossing the street at night.
Side view of a young man and woman crossing the street at night.
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The rock star abused women for years—but we were so used to pop-culture misogyny that we didn’t notice

Marilyn Manson and Rose McGowan, 1998. Photo: Catherine McGann/Getty Images


The internet has rebelled against man-bashing on social media — which brings us right back to the woman-bashing status quo

David Foster Wallace. Photo: Steve Rhodes/Wikimedia Commons


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Taylor Passow tells GEN the Kansas congressional candidate attacked her in December

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They feel entitled to forgiveness in the same way they feel entitled to say and do awful things to women

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Photo: Scott Heins/Getty Images


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How many people have to die before we take sexism seriously?

A view of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas’s home on July 20, 2020 in North Brunswick, New Jersey. Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images


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A recent Wall Street Journal op-ed is more evidence of the rise of old-school misogyny

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Illustration: Rose Wong

Trolls, death threats, and constant harassment — the risky business of being a woman journalist in the social media era


Allowing female leadership could be the only way to save the ailing church

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The disdain toward motherhood is the logical extension of misogyny

Photo by Seb [ P34K ] Hamel on Unsplash

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