Existing On-Line While Being Female

Here’s a video of men (not the authors of the comments) reading to a woman’s face some of the on-line comments the other men have directed at those women.  (And, to be honest, if you’ve read the kind of comments that men direct at women on-line, these really aren’t the worst.)  The women “earned” those comments simply by existing on-line while being female.  It’s like driving while black; if you do it, you deserve whatever you get.

More and more, my female friends and I keep looking at each other and asking, “Why do they hate us so much for just existing?”  It’s a good question, but I don’t have an answer.


One response to “Existing On-Line While Being Female

  1. i’ve often wondered that myself…

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