Well, for starters, where were the prominent feminists who called out the animosity directed at men in this article?

Also, for years, eminent feminist Anita Sarkeesian had this as her Twitter banner:

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Why was #killallmen so popular on Twitter?

Why did Meryl Streep get SO MUCH hate and condescension when she said “we hurt our boys by calling something toxic masculinity.”

Look at all of the hate that Matt Damon got when he said that people should acknowledge the “spectrum of behavior”, a perfectly reasonable statement. The backlash was so severe over his words that he had to apologize, saying “I should get in the backseat and close my mouth for a while.”

These are just a handful of examples of how draconian and spiteful modern feminism has become. There are plenty more, but I think my response has gone on long enough.

You’re correct that I was more broad in my previous response than was appropriate, but it doesn’t change the fact no one can even mildly question feminist orthodoxy without severe resentment.

Other than Christina Hoff Sommers, how come more prominent feminists aren’t calling out the excess of their own movement? Where are the pleas for sanity and moderation and nuance from within?

Seriously. If you know of any, please send me recommendations.

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