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It Doesn't Matter

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


#YouOkSis: Online movement launches to combat street harassment

“Damn baby, you have some sexy lips!”

“Aye, aye! If I was yo’ man, I wouldn’t let you leave the house alone.”

“Smile, ma!”

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


Women don't owe you.

*Trigger warning: transantagonism, male sexual entitlement*

Image Credit: found on National Women’s Health Network’s pinterest at http://www.pinterest.com/pin/284149057714317311/

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