The UCSB Shooting: Mental Heath & Sexism

The tragic and horrible shooting in Isla Vista is disturbing for many reasons. I was going to write a blog post about how it demonstrates the need to have more open, honest, and frequent discussions about mental health on a more cultural and general scale, how it displays how omnipresent and violent (read: homicidal) misogyny and sexism are…but instead of trying to synthesize all this myself, Jessica Valenti wrote this awesome piece articulating exactly everything I wanted to say: Elliot Rodger’s California shooting spree: further proof that misogyny kills


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