What’s Current: Women who helped make misogyny a hate crime bombarded with misogynistic harassment

Lydia Rye and Melanie Jeffs
Lydia Rye and Melanie Jeffs

The women who helped make misogyny be recorded as a hate crime in Nottingham are being bombarded with sexist, lesbophobic abuse.

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Susan Cox
Susan Cox

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

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