First up let me make it clear that I am not denying any of the bile revealed by the #mencallmethings hashtag on twitter.

It is depressing stuff to read.

I don’t know how much of this the ladies I know online have to put up with, but I’m sure that they do. For that they have my sympathy.

But here’s where I no doubt reveal my own privilege: I simply cannot understand the mindset of men who do this.

And, to be honest, I don’t want to understand that mindset.