Bridget Archer details sexist and personal abuse online, calls for whole-of-society attitude change

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated March 1 2021 - 3:31am, first published February 28 2021 - 5:30pm
Some of the online comments directed at Bass Liberal MHR Bridget Archer in recent months.

Bass Liberal MHR Bridget Archer has called out the sexist insults hurled at her on social media, saying it remains "one of the most confronting things about being a woman in politics".


Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

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