Big Red

Big Red

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Big Red is the nickname of Toronto resident Chanty Binx,[3] who gained notoriety online after appearing in a video in which she aggressively promotes feminism while arguing against men's rights activists at an event in Toronto, Canada.


On January 21st, 2011, Binx launched the Tumblr[3] blog ''STFU Everything.'' On April 5th, 2013, YouTuber 18upper uploaded a video titled "MRAs and Feminists Arguing at U of T MRA Event," featuring footage of Binx loudly reading feminist arguments off a sheet of paper outside of an event at the University of Toronto (shown below). In the first two years, the video gained over 750,000 views and 23,400 comments. The same day, Redditor Kamen935 submitted the video to the /r/videos[1] subreddit, which received more than 2,600 votes (74% upvoted) prior to being archived.



On April 15th, the feminist news blog Manboobz[2] (now called "We Hunted the Mammoth"), published an article reporting that Binx had been doxxed by online critics and was receiving death threats from anonymous sources.

hatemail to big red or at least very opinionated comments

Criticism and Remixes

On April 17th, 2013, YouTuber bane666au uploaded a video titled "Meet Chany Binx (Big Red) Reminist and hypocrite," which featured 2012 footage of Binx yelling at a street preacher in downtown Toronto (shown below, left). On August 20th, an entry for "Big Red" was created on the Internet culture wiki Encyclopedia Dramatica.[5] On April 25th, YouTuber spector969 uploaded a electronic dance music remix featuring samples of Binx (shown below, right).

On September 21st, 2014, Redditor tt12345x submitted a photograph of Binx to the /r/punchablefaces[4] subreddit, where it gained over 2,200 votes (96% upvoted) in the first two months (shown below).

Binx submitted to most punchable faces on reddit

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