Sun, 29 April 2018
How did an online subculture of lonely men inspire the murders of 10 people in Toronto?
After 10 people were killed in the Toronto van attack, a Facebook post surfaced from accused killer Alek Minassian, citing the "Incel Rebellion." Incels, or "involuntary celibates," are just one of a group of anti-feminist online subcultures that make up the "manosphere."
Xtra reporter Arshy Mann began immersing himself in the online manosphere years ago. He says we need to understand these groups and take them seriously.