I get that women like to be pretty. I am a woman and I like it, too. I often put on lipstick even when I’m alone because I like the way it makes me look. But I don’t get why women wear revealing clothing in public when it brings unwanted attention. I’m not suggesting woman wear burkas, and yes, it’s catcalling men who must change their behavior and respect others. But shouldn’t women change, too? It seems to me that women who ride the bus with cleavage showing have drunk the koolaid, imagining they ought to be eye candy for others. If men walked around with their sexy parts emphasized and exposed, they would probably get harassed, too.

Thanks for this thought-provoking piece.

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