When Misogyny Meets Resistance: Cower, Duck, & Run, Or “Women Are Here for Dude’s Pleasure So You Should Be Pretty to Me.”
A current photo of me and my armpit hair, courtesy of the talented Scott Foster.
I only shave one thing: the side of my head.
Which means I have armpit hair.
Some people hardly notice, others simply don’t care. Then there are some folks, like this gem of a human, who seem to see any woman with armpit hair as nothing more than a walking tuft of underarm fuzz with an ass. (Hm… anyone want to Google “objectification” and report back on the results?)
Never mind the fact that the ambulatory armpit fuzz in question just spent 15+ minutes in a wrestling ring dropkicking, chopping, and generally flying all over its opponents with a good deal of competence. Nope, that’s inconsequential. ARMPIT. HAIR. ON A WOMAN. GUYS. THAT’S GROSS.
Let’s start here. Misogyny and sexism are never ok. It is unacceptable to bag on anyone for their presentation of gender…
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