Tagged with rape culture

A Testimonial about Street Harassment

Originally posted on happyparadox:
It happens all the time. You don’t have to be a beautiful, voluptuous woman to have a douchebag gawk at you from across the street or be followed and constantly worry about strange men clicking pictures. Being a woman will do. Walking alone is a mini adventure of its own. Yesterday was a…

How a feminist is born

“I kept doing what women often do around men who make us uncomfortable, but who haven’t quite crossed that social line into full-on threat: keep smiling, and move slowly. It’s the same way most children are taught to act with potentially dangerous animals.”  This passage sums up my attitude towards most men perfectly.  Until I … Continue reading

What is going on in the world?

What is going on in the world?

There’s an Internet meme that goes “I don’t want to live on this planet anymore”.  People post it when they hear or see something that makes them so disgusted with things that they see that they sincerely wish that they could live somewhere else where they could say that they are members of the human … Continue reading

Leaving the house

Leaving the house

Leaving the house can be a depressing experience for most women.  Women have to think about what they wear, what they carry out of the house and how they’ll interact with people they’ll meet so that they won’t be in physical danger. The reactions of women can vary depending on the culture that they come … Continue reading