Doing Victimhood

 Victimhood can be a performance. Many of today’s feminists “do” victimhood like an actor “does” emotion up on a stage. And the performance-of-victimhood becomes a self-fulfilling cycle – it encourages dissent and then that dissent is used as proof of one’s victim status. Highly visible feminists (especially on Twitter) like to stigmatise themselves. They align […]