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Old 03-12-17, 11:43 AM   #30
azteclady
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Re: International Women's Day 2016/2017

And...it took barely two days after the Fearless Girl was installed, before a particularly privileged white male, to the applause of some of his friends, thought it funny to mock <snip> it.
“Almost as if out of central casting, some Wall Street finance broseph appeared and started humping the statue while his gross date rape-y friends laughed and cheered him on,”
I imagine many people, particularly men, will shrug the incident off. And that the same tire platitutdes will be uttered.

Boys will be boys! They were probably drunk! It's a harmless joke!

Considering how often real women, and young girls, are exposed to this same behaviour, and how often these assaults are dismissed with these same attitudes/excuses...yeah, call me over sensitive, but both the behaviour and all the justifications for it are, precisely, why feminism is needed.
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