What's Current: Smear campaign against Meghan Murphy continues

An online mob is personally attacking Meghan Murphy in an attempt to destroy her livelihood, as punishment for daring to speak out against the sexual exploitation of women. Sign and share the petition to support Meghan Murphy and stop the silencing of feminists everywhere!

Gendered online abuse is “working to shut women [journalists] up, which is its intention.”

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Susan Cox is a feminist writer and erstwhile academic in Philosophy. Follow her @Blasfemmey. Got tips? Email us.

Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.