On Friday, Santa Barbara City College student Elliot Rodger, 22, reportedly killed six people and wounded 13 others in the college town of Isla Vista, according toThe New York Times.Rodger stabbed three men in his apartment, then opened fire in downtown Isla Vista, near UC Santa Barbara.When his car crashed into a parked car, Rodger was found dead with a bullet wound to the head, reportsThe New York Times.Only about one day before his killing spree, Rodger posted a YouTube video documenting his rage against women and his violent plans to make them pay for not dating him.
"Tomorrow is the day of retribution. The day I will have my retribution against humanity. Against all of you. For the last eight years of my life, ever since I hit puberty, I've been forced to endure an existence of loneliness, rejection, and unfulfilled desires. All because girls have never been attracted to me. In those years I've had to rot in loneliness." he says in his video, perThe New York Times.
"I do not know why you girls aren't attracted to me," he said, "But I will punish you all for it."
This weekend, women have taken to Twitter to respond to this terrifying, senseless rage and violence by sharing their own experiences with fear, sexism, and misogyny, using #YesAllWomen.Here, just a few of tweets: