I wasn’t. I felt violated – and furious. As someone who writes a lot on feminism and racism, I’m sadly used to being trolled. I’m often told to go and kill myself, and am frequently told how ‘ugly’ and ‘worthless’ I am. Those comments are always hard to receive, but I try not to read them. But this was the first time someone had hacked me and impersonated me. By deleting all my followers and tweets, I felt like they’d taken away my platform. I wanted to find it funny, but it was too raw. The worst part was when it started affecting me on a professional level… More at the BBC.
A scary read.