• This Woman Went Face-To-Face With The Man Who Harassed Her On The Internet For Years – Business Insider

     

    http://www.businessinsider.sg/lindy-west-on-this-american-life-2015-1/#.VMj4fWiUfT8One midsummer afternoon in 2013, I got a message on Twitter from my dead dad. So begins Lindy Wests tale of being violently trolled on the internet by anonymous strangers. West, a feminist critic and former Jezebel staff writer, joined This American Life this past week to share her story with listeners. The threats ran the gamut of what you usually see on the web if youre a woman with an opinion; people called her a stupid b*tch, a fat b*tch, and every other NSFW and derogatory name under the sun. Read more…