Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » Buzz
3-min read

Woman Floats #HimToo Hashtag Against 'Radical Feminists', Twitterati Turn it Into a Meme

#HimToo? More like... #MemeToo.

Parth Sharma | News18.com

Updated:October 9, 2018, 12:44 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Woman Floats #HimToo Hashtag Against 'Radical Feminists', Twitterati Turn it Into a Meme
(Image: Twitter)

In the wake of the #MeToo episode where accusations against men are coming out by the dozen and women are braving the society to out their perpetrators, there are some people who have taken it upon themselves to defend men with the hashtag #HimToo.

Started by a mother whose son is in the Navy, the tweet included a picture of her son posing in his navy uniform. In the now-deleted tweet, the mother wrote, "This is MY son. He graduated #1 in boot camp. He was awarded the USO award. He was #1 in A school. He is a gentleman who respects women. He won’t go on solo dates due to the current climate of false sexual accusations by radical feminists with an axe to grind.”

twitter image

While the mother may have had her's son's best interests at heart, social media did not take to it kindly and the #HimToo soon became a meme.

When things got out of control, a Twitter user, claiming to be the Navy man's brother, said that "my brother is trending on twitter because of my mom's ridiculous tweet."

And it did not stop just there. The original #HimToo man had to make a Twitter account only to apologise on his mom's behalf. Suggesting that his mother's tweet had been insensitive, he said, " never have and never will support #HimToo. I’m a proud Navy vet, Cat Dad and Ally."

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results