Calling Out Misogyny For What It Is

Because misogyny kills PEOPLE

The killings last week in La Isla, California, in which four men and two women were killed by the scion of a wealthy Hollywood family, cannot be ignored or explained away.  With an eye to posterity and potential infamy, the killer left a record of YouTube videos, well-documented forum accounts and most glaringly, a 141-page sprawling manifesto which outlines his reasons for going on a massacre and taking his own life. Common to all these digital remnants is the thread of a sickening and all-consuming hatred of women and a strong sense of ownership over the female sex.

La Isla crime scene. Image credit CBS News. La Isla crime scene. Image credit CBS News.

He imagines a world in which women are confined to concentration camps, where he has a godlike power over their breeding and usage. In his last video before the spree, he claims that his goals are to “slaughter every blonde slut” he sees and…

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