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."

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