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‘Incel’ violence is a form of extremism. It’s time we treated it as a security threat

Last week, a 17-year-old boy in Toronto was charged with an act of terrorism in the alleged killing of a woman with a machete – the first time such a...

Also last week, a 20-year-old man who self-identified as an “incel” – short for “involuntary celibate” – allegedly went on a shooting spree in Arizona, targeting…

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These are just two of the most recent attacks attributed to incels. Incel-related violence has been on the rise for the past seven years, and according to our…

Incel is the name adopted by an online community comprised almost entirely of men and boys who rage against women and…

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