Babes Who Blade was a Facebook group that comprised over 7,000 members, most of them UNC students. To be eligible for membership, one had to be a “babe” – a term the group constructed to denote “anyone who isn’t a cisgender male.” The DTH published an editorial about it two years ago – and every word rang true, right up to the moment of the group’s deletion this past weekend.
The sudden and explosive demise of Babes Who Blade has sparked intense discussion across social media platforms.
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