Weinstein Blackballed Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino

[Content Note: Rape culture; misogyny.]

To be clear, I'm not suggesting that there's no such thing as a woman who is difficult to work with. What I'm saying is this: Lots of abusive men leverage cultural narratives about women in general being difficult, being bitchy, being divas, being crazy to isolate women whom they have harmed and who refuse to be quiet about it.

If a man warns you not to deal with a woman on the basis that she's "a nightmare," you'd better make sure to find out for yourself exactly what that means.

Because it usually doesn't mean what you think.

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