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Sexist, misogynist and pro-rape language is ruining the Internet

**Originally appeared on the Canadian Women’s Foundation blog – Mar 6, 2014. Trigger warning.** I’m reading online comments in Broken Pencil’s Deathmatch, a tournament-style short-story competition, and I’m getting fed up with hearing responses like, “he’s gonna mount you like a blow-up doll,” and commenters calling others “sugar-tits.” When my partner, Andrea Wrobel, was the only […]

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