In the wake of the senseless violence that saw a supremely misogynistic and fucked up individual murder 6 innocent people in a rampage that has re-sparked the ever-simmering gun control debate in America, the shootings at Santa Barbara’s University of California campus has also caused reactions in other areas.
#YesAllWomen because when a girl is harassed or even groped by a stranger in public, we’re told to “take it as a compliment”
— AB (@bottrill) May 25, 2014
“Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.” – Margaret Atwood #yesallwomen
— Jen Kirkman (@JenKirkman) May 25, 2014
Because “the friendzone” is not just an annoying meme; it is an expression of entitlement and threat of violence against women. #YesAllWomen
— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) May 24, 2014
Because the friendzone is the fictional exile of the entitled. “Sexual partner” is not a woman’s default mode. #yesallwomen
— Harrison Mooney (@HarrisonMooney) May 25, 2014
— Bekah (@RebekahBolser) May 25, 2014
#yesallwomen because people are defending the rights of guns instead of the rights of women.
— Jennifer Heatley (@jen_heatley) May 25, 2014
The message is one of extreme importance and one that everyone – men in particular – should read and take heed of.