Most of the commenters thought that I should consider myself “lucky” to be street harassed and that I should take it as a compliment because of how unattractive I am.
“You’re dating a girl? That’s weird, because you look like you’d be really good at giving blowjobs.”
I think that a lot of efforts to “empower” women (or whatever group) would be much more impactful if they were turned around on men. Like, I don’t need to be empowered. I need men to stop disempowering me.
Men can’t understand the threat a woman might feel from a simple touch.
The first time I wore makeup, I was 17, in college, and being interviewed about a graduate student strike on a local television station.