The “misogynist incel” mobilization is shaped around dehumanization of women, men’s entitlement and idolization of prior mass killers—and is part of a spectrum with more “everyday” misogyny and sexism.
Author: Julia R. DeCook
Dr. Julia R. DeCook is an Assistant Professor of Advocacy and Social Change in the School of Communication at Loyola University Chicago. Her work examines online hate groups’ responses to deplatforming and censorship to understand how online hate persists despite attempts to thwart it. In addition, DeCook researches race and gender in online spaces, disinformation, and conspiracy theories.