Laughably Idiotic 'Sorry, Feminists!' Retort Prompts Awesome Twitter Hashtag, So It's All Good

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Sometimes Twitter brings out the humble-bragging worst in everyone, but other times it makes my day. This morning falls into the latter category, thanks to #sorryfeminists.

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It all started when Deborah Needleman, who recently became the new editor of T: The New York Times Style Magazine, tweeted, "The sexy (sorry, feminists), smart, sassy Katie Roiphe live on stage @nypl on Wednesday night."

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Well, shucks. This whole time I thought Katie Roiphe was the worst because she doesn't think feminists should be funny and believes Fifty Shades of Grey's success means we're all secretly submissive 50s housewives. But, when I think about it, I guess she's not bad looking, which means my anti-Roiphe argument is totally meaningless! FUCK.

Illustration for article titled Laughably Idiotic Sorry, Feminists! Retort Prompts Awesome Twitter Hashtag, So Its All Good

Thankfully, dozens of funny, feminist women (and men) launched a #sorryfeminists Twitter hashtag to make fun of Needleman, Roiphe, and the concept that one can't be a sexy feminist. Or a fun feminist. Or an [insert generally positive and/or stereotypically feminine adjective] here.

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Illustration for article titled Laughably Idiotic Sorry, Feminists! Retort Prompts Awesome Twitter Hashtag, So Its All Good

Check it out and contribute on Twitter or Tumblr (it was only a matter of time before #sorryfeminists got GIF-ified) or down below.

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KittyConner
Kitty Conner

I love wearing the ring that signifies my marital subjugation. It's pretty and SO shiny.

#sorryfeminists