Today, in response to yet another horrifying act of violence against women, women all over the world took to Twitter to tell their stories of misogyny and inequality. Their tweets range from the genuinely tragic to the depressingly everyday, and I struggled to find a single one that I didn’t identify with on some level. It often takes extreme events like today to start real conversations about gender based violence and discrimination, but the trend #YesAllWomen showed just how much women’s everyday lives are steeped in it. Yes, all women.
The Women Who Spoke Out
Those Who Missed The Point
Depressingly, some of these are women.
Those Who Proved The Point
Even more depressingly, so are some of these.
The Men Who Nailed It
Just in case all that has left you despairing for humanity, let’s hear it for the guys who got it.