Feminists Reclaim Sexist Hashtag #HowToSpotAFeminist

Feminists Reclaim Sexist Hashtag #HowToSpotAFeminist Hero Image

Doc Thompson, host of the radio show The Morning Blaze, kicked off the trending hashtag #HowToSpotAFeminist with this tweet on Sunday:

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:

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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.

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