your purpose predation
the lioness does not wear headphones to silence the taunts of hyenas
she flicks her ear… 8 more words
A college-aged female told me that she was harassed on the street by high school boys and that she didn’t feel safe.
To make matters worse, she told me that once she was walking down the street to go out to dinner with her friends, and she thought that she looked nice–but after several men honked at her from their cars and yelled crude remarks, she stopped feeling pretty and started feeling like she “looked like a slut.” 7 more words
I have been taught to be fearful of men who pass me on the street since childhood – not weary, fearful.
The warnings begin with, “don’t talk to strangers.” Once we enter adolescence, it shifts to, “Don’t walk home alone” because you’ll get kidnapped and raped. 724 more words
It should be comforting knowing I’m not the only one, but this isn’t like finding out all my friends secretly like reruns of some corny show. 618 more words