Don’t tell me that patriarchy’s dead.
I was walking up Thayer Street with a friend, after getting brunch. Broad daylight. Men yelled profanity at us as they were driving by. 634 more words
“Damn baby, you have some sexy lips!”
“Aye, aye! If I was yo’ man, I wouldn’t let you leave the house alone.”
These are just a few of the comments a woman might encounter as she walks down a city sidewalk — and this type of behavior has a name. 729 more words
*Trigger warning: transantagonism, male sexual entitlement*
Women, in addition to not owing you prettiness, we don’t owe you a whole host of other things the patriarchy demands from us on a regular basis. 971 more words