You should be angry. You must not be bitter. Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. It doesn’t do anything to the object of its displeasure. So use that anger. You write it. You paint it. You dance it. You march it. You vote it. You do everything about it. You talk it. Never stop talking it.
Male privilege may be more obvious in other cultures, but in so-called Western culture it’s still ubiquitous. In fact, it’s so ubiquitous that it’s invisible. It is so pervasive as to be normalized, and so normalized as to be visible only in its absence. The vast, vast, vast majority of institutions, spaces, and subcultures privilege male interests, but because male is the default in this culture, such interests are very often considered ungendered. As a result, we only really notice when something privileges female interests
The fact that I had to buy myself a fake engagement ring to help with the harassment I get in the block I walk from my car to work, or the three blocks from work to the bank, is a serious problem.
i was followed around a thrift store today by a moderately well dressed 50 year old man.
He approached me in the women’s...
i just want to feel safe. is that unreasonable? i will either have to move to the moon or violently...
Man I love this warm spring weather. Only downside: the street harassers all come out of their pits of filth.