Because So Many Have Already Rehearsed, 'Take Whatever You Want, Just Don't Hurt Me'

Because So Many Have Already Rehearsed, 'Take Whatever You Want, Just Don't Hurt Me'

In the wake of the Isla Vista horror - and the clueless #NotAllMen meme - the powerful and eloquent hashtag #YesAllWomen has now drawn over a million tweets. One of those times that social media actually seems to serve some real, if modest, communal purpose - including, alas, how far we have to go. Part memorial to the needlessly dead, part hopeful conversation, part fierce howl that this has to stop. With a round-up of feminist writings on the misogyny that, in part, brought us here.

"Because men's greatest fear is that women will laugh at them, and women's greatest fear is that men will kill them."

Update: More, in the way of common horrors happening to women every day, from When Women Refuse.

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