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By Helen Regan
May 6, 2015

Ever wondered how to spot a feminist? Well, have a look on Twitter because users are warring over the sexist hashtag #HowToSpotAFeminist.

Created by conservative radio host Doc Thompson for his show The Morning Blaze, the tweet, intended to mock feminists, garnered a whole manner of replies that unsurprisingly relied on hackneyed stereotypes portraying feminists as fat, ugly man-haters with too much facial hair.

Then, in a glorious way, things got turned around. Feminists took to Twitter to show that a feminist can be any and every woman (and man). Some made poignant statements about feminism being about equality between the sexes, about equal pay and breaking down stereotypes, while others were just hilariously sarcastic.

Way to take back the Internet, feminists!

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