“Why can’t you ladyfolk be nicer when explaining feminism to us”? [trigger warning]

In the quote that follows, “I Blame the Patriarchy” blogger Twisty addresses a question I, like all feminists, have SO often been asked: “Don’t you think you could win more men to your cause if you were nicer?” And now, now, in my late forties, my answer is a firm “NO! NO I FUCKING DON’T.” NOT ALL MEN FIT THESE DESCRIPTIONS, BUT TOO MANY DO – AND YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE…

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