The Abuse continues

Scots speakers aye endure classism (“It’s just glorified slang!”), but female creators face sexism, too. The savage abuse of Scottish poet Len Pennie on Twitter last year is perhaps the most notorious instance recently.

The abuse of Scots-speaking and writing women isn’t about politics; it’s about classism and misogyny, and the independence debate has given some extremist Unionists a platform to express these hateful views.

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