Misogyny and sexism are hardly recent inventions. In each era, in each culture, it looks a little different. In medieval Europe, women with “bad tempers” and “loose mouths” were accused of witchcraft and tortured, burned and drowned. Only 100 years ago, a mob of male students battered the gates at a Cambridge women-only college — in celebration of women not being admitted as full members of the university.
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