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#YesAllWomen speaks: Isla Vista rampage spurs talk of male privilege
#YesAllWomen speaks: Isla Vista rampage spurs talk of male privilege

Last week’s tragedy in Isla Vista – the cold-blooded murder of two women, four men and the maiming of 13 others by a gunman who said he acted out of bitterness caused by years of sexual rejection — has set off a long overdue national discussion about misogyny and presumptions of male privilege. Without doubt, 22-year-old Elliot Rodger was a sick young man. "I will attack the very girls who represent everything I hate in the female gender," he vowed in his manifesto/memoir. And while his rage is extreme, his sense of entitlement toward women — whether real or feigned — is not. It represents a strain of thought that would be familiar to any young man...

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