The brilliant Chimene Suleyman on the Bahar Mustafa case - and the double standards at work. Read it.
The commotion around Bahar Mustafa’s request that white men stay away from a Goldsmith’s union meeting (that she had arranged), boiled down to two discrepancies in the understanding of it: Can white people experience racism? Can men be subject to sexism? In short, when you have the most power in society, can you be subdued by those who don’t? And the most readily available answer is here: if they could, Bahar Mustafa would not currently be faced with a court order for a widely used hashtag.