The Internet Cesspool Threatens Emma Watson After Mild Feminism Speech

Emma Watson gave a speech on gender equality recently, making a pretty reasonable appeal to men and women to work towards equality. That is not radical at all. Still, Internet pricks decided that she needs to be harassed for it, just like every regular woman speaking out for feminism saying anything at all on the …

It’s censorship! It’s groupthink! It’s a slippery slope to an echo chamber! Free speech must be protected! Oh, please. These are arguments serious people need not entertain, when we’re talking about the ability to post comments on a privately owned website, as opposed to the ability to criticize one’s government without loss of life or …

Feminism gave me a right to speak that I didn’t feel I had beforehand. Without feminism I don’t think I would have started blogging because I would have thought who the fuck am I, why would anyone be interested? Whereas, because of feminism, I now feel I have a duty to speak. For example, when …

Sex and gender journalists ask our sources to bare highly personal details that others find painful to discuss even in private. Our subjects are not compensated when they tell us their stories. Instead, comments sections around the Web compile the most heinous reactions to their private lives, written by the world’s foremost anonymous bigots. Our …