The @feminist Instagram Scandal: Allyship or Ownership?

Recently, it’s been brought to light that one of Instagram’s most popular feminist pages, @feminist, with a following of 6.5 million, was run by two cis men — which begs the question, is this allyship or ownership?

While yes, men can be feminists too, feminist allyship falls silent when the true identities of those running the account are a secret to the public. We discuss why this is problematic in our podcast episode entitled, “why the @feminist instagram account was problematic.