An Open Letter to Feminist Trolls

Any outspoken feminist will tell you that among the most common insults they receive are “slut,” “bitch,” and “cunt.” But the funny thing is, those are actually among the least effective insults to throw at a feminist!

In this week’s video headline, Melissa A. Fabello will discuss the many ways these words fail to do the damage they’re intended to, and how they only make feminism stronger.

Click here to read the transcript.


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Melissa A. Fabello, Editor of Everyday Feminism, is a domestic violence prevention and sexuality educator, eating disorder and body image activist, and media literacy vlogger based out of Philadelphia. She enjoys rainy days, Jurassic Park, and the occasional Taylor Swift song and can be found on YouTube and Tumblr. She holds a B.S. in English Education from Boston University and an M.Ed. in Human Sexuality from Widener University. She can be reached on Twitter @fyeahmfabello. Read her articles here and book her for speaking engagements here.