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Powerful writing on the ills of prostitution, please go view the entire post.
Everyday at lunch when it is nice out, I walk across the street to a little café and buy a bag of chips as a snack. And invariably I end up getting catcalled.
For me, the gauntlet of sexual harassment began early, as I developed beginning around 12, and until about 18 I looked much older than my years (one could say I eventually caught up). This gauntlet consisted of whistles, hoots, lewd comments, stalking as I walked home, groping, threatening comments if I didn’t respond – and many times there was some sort of combination. Many readers will understand what it is like to suddenly become public property. It was especially disconcerting for me as I never “identified” with being traditionally feminine and was, for a while, a straight up tomboy, with the athleticism to match the attitude. Then I developed breasts and an ass, and everything I understood…
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Good Sunday morning to ye all. Have you ever wondered why the religiously addled are the way they are? Or how someone who has demonstrated intelligence can believe the mouldering sack of monkey-muffins that is religious belief? DarkMatter2525 opines on what makes the religious mind tick.
I appreciate all the fine work my atheist friends do, attempting to quell the various (religious) Ridiculous Claims that are out there. I admire their tenacity and willingness to dialogue with those so very deeply lost to reason and rationality.
Kudos, and cheers to you for the willingness to continue to fight for and engage in struggle against one of the many regressive forces facing our societies. :)