Writings which discuss world topics from the perspective of an adolescent. One point about catcalling and there's so many I could talk about is that you'd think that if a guy truly wanted to attract a girl, and then that girl said that she was not attracted to his catcalling, he would immediately change his approach and maybe even apologize. But typically, people who catcall don't do this. Which makes me believe that all that "how are we supposed to show girls we're attracted to them without catcalling????!?
Are catcalls free speech?
A Female's Perspective on Catcalling | Ditch the Label
The way a women dresses and acts cannot be acceptable reasoning for being raped. As society moves further away from Biblical morals, the standards of society are blemished. What was acceptable fifty years ago, is now considered archaic and prudish. Acts from cat-calling, to extreme sexual assault, such as rape, are not the result of an immodest woman. People who perform these actions act on their own accord.
When my sister thought her boyfriend was cheating on her after some suspicious texts, she was hurt. If you do not have the nicest things or the prettiest face any other female will point it out to you. This is what scares me the most for the next generation. My niece was born with a double thumb and her parents have decided not to have her undergo surgery and physical therapy because the thumb does not bother her. From a very early age she has known that it was different to the point of where she would hide it if she was at the playground.
Cohan in writing this essay recognizes that women are being misrepresented and harmed by ads. He provides the example of Lancome cosmetics, which unlike many other companies, is making a conscious effort to not heavily touch up their models. In this selection, Belinda speaks in a monologue, apparently regretting past actions that have caused her the loss of her lock.