Misogyny to the left of me, chauvinism to the right…Here I am, stuck in the middle with you.

Ani O’Brien
7 min readFeb 15, 2019

“You have heard what he’s said about women, right?” tweets the bearded man with what I imagine is a condescending smirk. The ‘he’ man-beard is referring to is Jordan Peterson. The polarising and controversial Canadian Clinical Psychologist is in New Zealand on his speaking tour to promote his new book. I think it is a book about telling kids to tidy their rooms, but according to some Peterson “threatens everything of value in our society”.

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Ani O’Brien

Like good faith disagreements & principled people. Dislike disingenuousness & Foucault. Care about women’s rights & democracy. Opinions my own ⚢