07/07/2014 09:22 am ET Updated Jul 07, 2014

Punching Gloria Steinem: Inside The Bizarre World Of Anti-feminist Women


Every so often, one woman engages with me on Twitter who is against women's suffrage. That's right -- she believes women shouldn't have the right to vote. I always hoped it was a fake account, but no -- this anti-suffrage enthusiast runs a blog where she writes about religion alongside recipes. It seems the only thing we have in common is a love of beets.

When men are against feminism, it's frustrating, if ultimately predictable - groups with power have always been loathe to give it up. But when women come out against gender justice, it feels worse: no matter how fringe, the rise of the anti-feminist woman is not just baffling but a betrayal.

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