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Feminist_Tinder Instagram Shows How Feminists Are Seen on Tinder


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What happens when you put “I’m a feminist” in your Tinder profile? Laura Nowak found out, and she has been posting the absolutely ridiculous messages she’s gotten since she started the @feminist_tinder profile. The responses range from grody to downright combative.

  pro tip: putting ‘feminist’ in your online dating bio is a really good misogynist filter   A photo posted by @feminist_tinder on

Here’s a fun drinking game as you peruse the screenshots (and comments!) posted on the @feminist_tinder Instagram account: take a drink for every time someone says they’re a meninist. Take a shot every time someone says “bitch.” Finish your drink for every guy who suggests reverse racism exists and that white men are under attack.

We’ve got some aspirin and water for your inevitable hangover on the other side. Good luck, friends.

(via The Independent)

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Jessica Lachenal is a writer who doesn’t talk about herself a lot, so she isn’t quite sure how biographical info panels should work. But here we go anyway. She's the Weekend Editor for The Mary Sue, a Contributing Writer for The Bold Italic (, and a Staff Writer for Spinning Platters ( She's also been featured in Model View Culture and Frontiers LA magazine, and on Autostraddle. She hopes this has been as awkward for you as it has been for her.