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Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen: I don't want to be silenced for saying the things that I believe in.

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen is a Vietnamese-Australian writer who writes about sex, pop culture, race, feminism and mental health for many online and print publications. It was in the online space that she discovered and embraced feminism first. As a feminist writing online, she’s come up against social media trolls and the overt misogyny and sexism directed at women who dare to express their opinions online. But, as she says in her interview, she won't be silenced for saying the things she believes in.

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Social Media & Online Trolling: How to speak up and practise self-care while doing so.

‘Being a woman on the internet is a bad time generally… One person said my face should come with a content warning… 3000 people telling me I’m fat in an hour… Google scholars who apparently are so informed about me and my community… The problem with that bitch on Sky, she’s obviously never had a root… Oh my god, feminists ruining everything. It’s just a joke…’ It goes on.

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