Feminists Reclaim Sexist Hashtag #HowToSpotAFeminist
Feminists aren't laughing — and it's not because, as Thompson suggested, they don't have a sense of humor. It's because this "joke" isn't funny. At all.
A feminist-bashing session ensued on Twitter:
Then feminists on Twitter decided to turn the hashtag on its head and use it to promote feminism:
Sarcasm also made an appearance:
What we learned wasn't that feminists are ugly, bitter man-haters; we learned that despite feminist efforts, many people are still wildly ignorant. There's a lot more work to do.