That poster wrote:. I'm a girl, no idea. Now I'm just one of the guys with a boner for heh and it's so refreshing. I've read lots of awesome bright women leaving this site because they just want to unwind and read but they deal with harrassment and stalking and it's bad enough in real life. I think a lot of it stems from this belief. A commenter in the most recent thread claimed to have done something similar. The new username chosen:
But in these cases for women anonymity actually provided reverse protection.
'Why Is Reddit So Anti-Women?': An Epic Reddit Thread Counts the Ways
I'm actually a chick. Where can a girl get away from the bullshit regarding what's in my skirt? And it's not just men, women do shit like that too. Internet anonymity is often regarded as a bad thing. One of the main themes in responses is pretty heavy on the stereotypes: Few will blink an eye, no matter how bad it is.