As a child, she wrote fan-letters to famous feminists. Today, Laurie Penny is an author and journalist herself. She talked to Alexandra Schade and Julia Korbik about modern feminism and the connection between capitalism and eating disorders.
Many people have become sensitized -- even hypersensitized -- to issues of racism in this campaign, and words and attitudes are being examined and questioned. But sexism seems to go largely unnoticed or, if it is noticed, is dismissed as irrelevant.