My new EIC’s letter to those who think we are going to sit back and take their bullying and shaming over our role in defying the rampant misogyny of this world.
A few words on bullying, misogyny, racism, harassment, and the future of our nation.
“Ignore it — they want you to react.”
“Don’t engage with them; it doesn’t help.”
When has ignoring a societal / cultural behavioral shift ever worked to our advantage? EVER?
Does ignoring racism work? How about rampant sexism? Bullying? Then why the hell should I be so inclined, as a woman, to ignore this intrusive and disgusting brand of depraved behavior exhibited by so-called internet trolls? Does the fact that it’s Facebook somehow excuse this harassment? Or make it any less hurtful and destructive?
It’s never okay for a grown man to harass a woman – I don’t care if he’s written it to me on a scroll in Olde English in expert calligraphy. A spade is a spade is a spade. Had Hillary won, do you think I’d feel the need to…
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