Cat Calls

"But," I continued. "As a woman, you learn to live with that from the time you are fourteen, and it never stops. We live with that fear every day of our lives. Every man walking through the parking garage the same time you are is either just a harmless stranger or a potential rapist. Every time."

The girls in the room nodded, agreeing. The boys seemed genuinely shocked. 

"So think about that the next time you hit on a girl. Maybe, like you in the taxi, she doesn’t actually want you to."

homophobia sexism feminism catcalls andrew sullivan

  1. serenademysoul reblogged this from incisiveredneck
  2. theaterphotogeek reblogged this from iamacollectionofmiscellanyandtea
  3. peppermonster reblogged this from tonyloki
  4. yellow-eyed-cat reblogged this from tonyloki
  5. tonyloki reblogged this from rainbody
  6. rainbody reblogged this from katbyhalfandhalf
  7. truth-and-courage reblogged this from another-vegan-feminist
  8. nihilistxvx reblogged this from another-vegan-feminist
  9. purrfect-paradox reblogged this from another-vegan-feminist
  10. aethalmaer reblogged this from feminismisahumanism and added:
    Often, when discussing serialised environments etc., (some straight) boys attempt to dismiss the problem by claim that...
  11. vageepers reblogged this from another-vegan-feminist
  12. feminismisahumanism reblogged this from pineapple-of-awesome and added:
    This is something I have had to explain over and over again. Unwanted sexual advances from anywhere are uncomfortable....
  13. marionettevie reblogged this from another-vegan-feminist
  14. fledglingtumult reblogged this from iamacollectionofmiscellanyandtea
  15. robbiexwhite reblogged this from jaaaaaaaaaaaaaade
  16. apfel-schorle reblogged this from sugar-never-tasted-so-good
  17. iamacollectionofmiscellanyandtea reblogged this from another-vegan-feminist
  18. vialofhoneyedblood reblogged this from another-vegan-feminist
  19. the-walking-vulgarity reblogged this from another-vegan-feminist
  20. sugar-never-tasted-so-good reblogged this from another-vegan-feminist
  21. thebullshittheory reblogged this from another-vegan-feminist
  22. nightmarezodiac reblogged this from pastelcat-s
  23. sinner-among-saints reblogged this from another-vegan-feminist