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Diary of a mothering worker. October 20, 2016.

Post 232.

Dear Karian,

As a woman who has been followed on the street by men even after ignoring them or polite ‘no thank you’. A woman who has had men yell at her from Independence Sq. 677 more words

Momentous Trivialities: Diary Of A Mothering Worker

I’ve got nothing to wear (!)

One unexceptional day, I decided to wear a white t-shirt, with shorts and tights. As I was walking down the street, two men whistled at me, another stranger whispered ‘sexy’ and an old lady even asked me if ‘I was not too cold in that outfit’. 814 more words

What All Men Secretly Want

The sexiest thing on this green earth is a man in a sheer white linen shirt—just opaque enough to show a hint of flesh in places. 508 more words

Half-Hearted Feminism

Street Harassment: not a compliment

An issue that has been frequently on my mind is street harassment. The reason it has been on my mind is that I can’t really avoid it. 723 more words


Thanks, and Fuck You Very Much

I’m scared to pick my goddaughter up from school.

Today it was the guys in the car, slowing to a crawl and jeering, catcalling. I gestured at them to… 779 more words


Chapter 3(fifteen), Chapter 4(sixteen)


These chapters focused on the lives of teenagers fifteen and sixteen as issues stayed mostly the same, but as I noticed, many of the girls are beginning to understand better what’s happening around them and why. 1,014 more words

Nancy Jo Sales

Feminist Friday: Catcalling is a Form of Assault

I once wrote a post when I was with Ilyka Damen (where oh where did you go, Ilyka?) about street harassment. It got some attention, and naturally we also attracted… 639 more words

Artful Blasphemy