The Misogynistic Joke That Became a Goth-Meme Fairy Tale

“Doomer Girl” began as a cartoon for angry men. Then women started dressing up as her.

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By Kaitlyn Tiffany

The internet’s cast of characters always has room for one more. The newest is Doomer Girl, a quickly sketched cartoon woman with black hair, black clothes, and sad eyes ringed with…

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