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The Subtler Ways Of Silencing Women

Don’t be fooled

If, like me, you frequently discuss equality on and offline, you might occasionally be tricked into arguing the point when your protractor only wants to shut you up. Unfortunately, even people who aren’t trolling do it, and it’s often difficult to know what to say.

Here are a few reminders of when it’s happening. Notice how the accusers attempt to…



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Toni Hargis

Co-author of “How to Stand up to Sexism; Words for when enough is enough”. Helping women find their voices. @ToniHargis