Montreal Massacre Memorial Conference 2013

Report back from Terri Strange on the annual 2013 Montreal Massacre Memorial Conference, that was threatened and protested by my males. The event commemorates the murder of 14 women in 1989 by a male named Mark Lepine for being feminists.

The Arctic Feminist

Upon entering the Vancouver Public Library it was apparent that Vancouver Rape Relief collective members could use some help setting up one of their displays.  Myself and the other Pacific Northwestern Americans that rode up to Vancouver BC together decided to chip in.  We were heckled immediately by several men in the library.  “Men are people too.”  “Thats a waste of money, I’m hungry!”  “Women have everything handed to them on a silver platter.”  “I raped a woman and I’m proud of it.”

I’d never experienced this kind of shitty treatment upon setting up a feminist event before.  Of course I intellectually know how much men hate feminists but to actually be told this kind of beta-male horseshit to my face was a little unnerving to say the least.  Given what we were there to commemorate, the murder of 14 women, killed as feminists, by the deranged misogynist Mark Lepine…

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