Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

They Want to Pull Out Our Tongues and Cut Off Our Hands

Why internet trolls target women writers

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To a misogynist, there’s literally nothing scarier than an articulate woman.

In Shakespeare’s most bloody and terrifying play, Titus Andronicus, the king’s daughter is raped. To keep her from telling her tale, the men who assault her pull out her tongue. They cut off her hands…

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Danielle Loewen

Danielle Loewen

she/her | reader | queer feminist | recovering academic | body lover | gamer | poet & fabulist

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