A recent exchange on the altright.com message board asked participants to weigh in on women’s functionality. One poster responded: “Seriously, the only role women play in this movement is donating their husband’s money.”
Men who hate women—masking fear, sexual insecurity or ignorant devotion to ideological misogyny—are vocal within the alt-right, which enjoys a synergetic bond with more specifically misogynistic extremist movements.
Dying as a woman is different than dying because you are a woman—but we lack the scientifically sound and comparable data on femicide we need to prevent the most extreme form of gender-based violence.
I invite you to stand against male violence—including the violence of your fellow Incels. I invite you, in the words of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, to “listen to women for a change.”
“The vilification of women by these groups,” SPLC declared in an announcement, “makes them no different than other groups that demean entire populations, such as the LGBT community, Muslims or Jews, based on their inherent characteristics.”
MRAs and the alt-right are meshing together, and the President himself is pulling from both of their handbooks.
I was there in the room last week when 25 of my students put down their phones and engaged in face-to-face dialogue with Roxane Gay.
Men’s Rights Activists use the First Amendment to protect their ability to harass and discriminate against women. Now, extremists on campuses across the country are using the same tactic.
This Saturday, a group of protesters in Detroit will rally in Grand Circus Park and march to the Doubletree Hotel, demanding that the hotel cancel the upcoming Conference for Men’s […]
On Friday night in Isla Vista, Elliot Rodger began the “day of retribution” he promised on YouTube, killing six women and men as part of what he himself called a […]