dear new york,
I am so sick of being harassed on the way home. stop telling me I’m beautiful and that you won’t bite and that I don’t need to be afraid of you. I am not taking it as a compliment.
You know what’s awful about street harassment, besides the feelings of being violated and powerless? The fact that if you tell someone about it, they ask where you were and what you were wearing.
Hey gentlemen, not that YOU would ever do this, but never ever in your lives catcall a woman. Ever. And please discourage the men around you from doing it as well.
That’s nice. We don’t like it. So stop.
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