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The Strange, Sad Case Of Laci Green — Feminist Hero Turned Anti-Feminist Defender

Katelyn Burns
Jun 27, 2017 · 9 min read
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She built a community to protect the abused. Now she’s on the side of the abusers. What happened to YouTuber Laci Green?

AAnyone who’s marginalized knows the dangers of online harassment — and YouTuber Laci Green, who rose to prominence by conducting online sex education content on behalf of Planned Parenthood and Discovery News, has faced some of the worst of it. In addition to the usual vile comments and death threats, she’s contended with physical harm as well, in the form of objects thrown in her direction during speaking engagements.

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73% of adult online users have seen harassment happen to someone else, while 40% have experienced it themselves.

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Prior to her “red pilling,” Laci Green’s secret anti-harassment Facebook group provided support to those abused by trolls.
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‘I think there’s a lot of money in anti-feminism.’

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In a Facebook post, Laci said she reached out about certain YouTubers appearing at Vidcon.
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Laci Green’s popular YouTube channel
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Katelyn Burns

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Political journalist. The first openly trans Capitol Hill reporter in US history. Writing about more than just trans issues. Follow her on Twitter @transscribe

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Katelyn Burns

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Political journalist. The first openly trans Capitol Hill reporter in US history. Writing about more than just trans issues. Follow her on Twitter @transscribe

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The conversation is much more interesting when everyone has a voice. Media funded and run by women; new content daily.

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