25 000 entries with Twitter channel to sexism debate

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The sexism debate about the FDP politician Rainer Brüderle has triggered an avalanche of comments in the text-messaging service Twitter. By Saturday afternoon about 25 000 so-called tweets were hired under the slogan (hashtag) # outcry.

Women especially reported there over experienced insults and assaults. There was a great speech needs of women on Twitter, said the co-initiator of the hashtags, Anne Wizorek, on Saturday “Spiegel Online”. “Everyday sexism is in full swing,” added the 31-year-old, who lives in Berlin freelance consultant for online strategies.

Unfortunately, the issue would still sweep under the carpet. The burden many women, added Wizorek. Kathy Messmer, who supported the event with, called for women to take the future seriously, “when reporting on sexism.” An article in the magazine “Stern” had triggered the debate, is accused in the Brüderle lewd innuendo against a journalist.

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