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They are not “incels”—they are violent misogynists

After Toronto we must call out these men for what they really are

By Sian Norris  

Flowers and messages are placed at a memorial for victims of the mass killing on Yonge Street at Finch Avenue on April 24, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Photo: Matt small/CrowdSpark/PA Images

On Monday, Alek Minassian allegedly drove a van into a pedestrian area in North Toronto—killing ten people and injuring 15 more. He has now been charged with ten counts of pre-meditated murder.

It’s since been revealed that Minassian apparently posted praise for the misogynistic mass shooter Elliot Rodger minutes before the attack. In 2014, Rodger killed six people and himself having written a woman-hating manifesto that was published on the so-called “manosphere.”

In his post, Minassian also referred to…

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