#WomenBoycottTwitter: why women are falling silent today


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Rose McGowan

True Blood star Anna Paquin and actor Mark Ruffalo among those protesting Harvey Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan’s suspension

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Friday, October 13, 2017 – 10:50am

If your Twitter feed is looking a little empty this morning, it’s because hundreds of high-profile female tweeters are participating in a day-long boycott of the platform after Rose McGowan, one of Harvey Weinstein’s most vocal accusers, had her account suspended.

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McGowan’s Twitter account, which she had been using to corroborate and amplify the stream of sexual harassment allegations involving the Hollywood producer, was locked for 12 hours on Wednesday for an unspecified violation of Twitter’s terms of services.

TWITTER HAS SUSPENDED ME. THERE ARE POWERFUL FORCES AT WORK. BE MY VOICE. #ROSEARMY #whywomendontreport

A post shared by Rose McGowan (@rosemcgowan) on Oct 11, 2017 at 9:19pm PDT

Many speculated that the suspension was a response to a tweet the actor sent on Tuesday telling Ben Affleck – who publicly condemned Weinstein, only to himself be accused of groping a female TV host in 2003 – to “f*** off”.

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