Feminism, we have a problem: Why it’s wrong to turn on Margaret Atwood
Kathy Sheridan: #MeToo is a revolution, and ‘guilty because accused’ has kicked in
If Margaret Atwood hasn’t earned the right to have her opinions treated with due care and respect, where are we?
Margaret Atwood has announced she is leaving Twitter, with biting sarcasm. “Taking a break from being Supreme Being Goddess, omniscient, omnipotent, and responsible for all ills. Sorry I have failed the world so far on gender equality. Maybe stop trying? Will be back later. (Next incarnation maybe.)”
That Margaret Atwood – author of The Handmaid’s Tale, renowned feminist writer, voice of rational discourse, inspiration to millions? Yes, that one. She stands accused, as she puts it, “of conducting a War on Women, like the misogynistic, rape-enabling Bad Feminist that I am”.