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How not to let the trolls get to you

The perils of being a visible, outspoken woman on the internet are many, especially when you choose not to hide behind a pseudonym.

Fear — be it fear of taboos, stigma, or men — means granting control to some nebulous outside force.

The decision to engage is one you should feel comfortable with but you don’t owe anyone your attention, much less someone who isn’t able to put their point across in a respectful manner.

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