Feminism is the reason your life is terrible

A Twitter hashtag gets to the root of the world's unhappiness

Published September 20, 2013 5:08PM (EDT)

"Rosie the Riveter"   (AP)
"Rosie the Riveter" (AP)

Feminism! Yeeeeuuuuuuuuch, am I right? Women's suffrage? The worst. Birth control? Just no. The basic premise that women are human? Don't even get me started!

We've all been thinking it for a while, but someone has finally said it: Feminism is making us all miserable and wreaking actual havoc in the world. Jessica Valenti on Friday was courageous enough to call out her dark overlord for all of the harm it has caused, and Twitter is, thankfully, weighing in, too.


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By Katie McDonough

Katie McDonough is Salon's politics writer, focusing on gender, sexuality and reproductive justice. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at kmcdonough@salon.com.

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