1. Frustrated with romantic rejection, 22-year-old Elliot Rodger, killed six people before taking his life in Isla Vista, California on May 23. Rodger was angry that women were not attracted to him and that he was still a virgin. He declared a "war on women" in his 137-page manifesto. 
  2. A few hours before the shooting, Rodger recorded his hatred for women and popular students in a video titled 'Elliot Rodger's Retribution':

    Warning: Video contains graphic language and content.
  3. Elliot Rodger's Retribution (Alleged Killers Video Threat)
  4. The #YesAllWomen started in response to Rodger's comments about women. Twitter users shared their experiences with misogyny, discrimination and abuse that many women face on a daily basis. The hashtag was used to share examples of "what women must fear".

    The hashtag went viral worldwide with more than 2 million #YesAllWomen tweets. Many women used the hashtag to share their personal stories: 
  5. The Not All Men discourse has been around for years but its exact origins are unclear. The #NotAllMen was used as a defensive response to the #YesAllWomen. Its main premise is not all men are the same and the #YesAllWomen seems to portray all men as perpetrators of violence against women. 

    Several Twitter users expressed that sentiment: 
  6. Online many felt #NotAllMen reflected the misogyny, sexism and rape-culture that women endure. They were furious and passionate in their responses: 
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