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Why I Wear Men's Shirts to the Gym: Guest Post by Hissy Fit

Since moving to a new city a few months ago, my fitness routine — and my life in general — has drastically changed.  And not for the better.  883 more words

Forget segregated trains – we've ignored Jeremy Corbyn's other admirable proposals for women

First published by The Independent, 26th August 2015

My Twitter feed today has been largely concerned with one subject: apparently Jeremy Corbyn is going to shut women away in separate train carriages because men are animals incapable of controlling themselves when faced with a female reading her book and eating a bag of crisps. 589 more words

The Independent

I Rage: A Treatise on Street Harassment

I work in pretty rough neighbourhood and, every day, I take a 10 minute walk to and from my car and to my office building. There’s a jail literally a block away, I’ve found used syringes in my parking lot fairly frequently, and I’ve seen a homeless guy’s old, dirty balls on more than one occasion. 942 more words

Non-Comic Book Daily

What Does "Excuse me, Miss?" Lead to Outside of NYC?

Something happened recently when my sister was in town that just crossed my mind today. We were out walking through Capitol Hill, just the two of us, and as we had just crossed a street a stranger approached us saying, “Excuse me, Miss, excuse me.” 633 more words

Living Local

Knee Jerk

When Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn appeared to be proposing women-only train carriages this morning, I reacted the same way as many women did: knee jerk. 887 more words


Why I Didn't Call the Cops: An Explanation

In the immediate hours after I posted last week, the general consensus was WHY DIDN’T YOU CALL THE COPS? 2,572 more words

Street Harassment

How many camels are you worth?

“We took this family trip to Morocco when I was 12 and we were walking down the street and this man saw my older sister and stopped my parents and said, “Your daughter’s the most beautiful creature I’ve ever seen.

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