By David Futrelle After Reddit banned the Incels subreddit, then its replacement subreddit Braincels, some Reddit incels wandered to other subreddits; some headed to the Incels.co forums; and a few hundred made their way to a Reddit clone called Saidit.
By David Futrelle Hey, remember a little over a month ago when Reddit banned the Braincels subreddit — the the site’s main hangout for incels — as well as an assortment of other hateful subs?
By David Futrelle Yesterday, Washington Post writer and putative progressive Liz Bruenig tweeted out a few thoughts about the Joker movie and “the lonely, disaffected” men and boys who identify the most with the movie’s antihero.
By David Futrelle So I’ve been taking a brief “I can’t stand to look at this shit every single day” hiatus, but the thing about the manosphere is that the news never stops breaking. And the latest no-longer-quite-breaking news is that the Reddit admins have, at long last, banned the Braincels subreddit for violating the…
It’s pledge drive time! IF you’re a fan of this blog, please donate what you can to keep it going by clicking the button below. THANKS! By David Futrelle I‘m both fascinated and horrified by the “Misogynatomy” tag on the BadWomensAnatomy subreddit, a glimpse into some of the deeply weird (and completely wrong) things woman-hating…
By David Futrelle Ordinary science-believing idiot: The hymen doesn’t seem to perform any biological function and it’s not altogether clear why humans and some other mammals have it.
By David Futrelle Some dueling headlines from the Braincels subreddit today. First, we have a heartfelt plea for love and compassion from the outside world:
By David Futrelle Today’s insight into lesbianism comes from the Braincels subreddit, where the regulars believe that lesbianism is just a “meme,” and that there are literally no women in the world who would prefer the touch of a woman, however lovely, to the sexual attentions of a beefy Chad.
By David Futrelle Incels talk a lot of shit about trans women, and trans folks in general, so I was a little perplexed when I recently ran across one incel Redditor seriously proposing that “trans people and incels should be allies.”
By David Futrelle So yesterday, I was poking around in the Braincels subreddit, Reddit’s main hangout for incels, and was struck by how often the regulars there discuss trans women.