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Alison Leiby is a comedian and writer who has accomplished the greatest goal of any person in those fields: contributing to Someecards (and some other stuff). She's also a woman, which unfortunately makes her a target online for insults, threats, and harassment from sexist trolls. In December of last year, she tweeted a very funny but simple joke that touched on two incendiary issues: women's rights and gun control.

By her own admission, the joke was an afterthought. Unfortunately, men's rights activists got wind of it, sniffing out the tweet with their uncanny ability to detect women expressing opinions. Soon, Leiby was deluged with hundreds of hate messages across different social media platforms.

Sources: Medium: Alison Leiby