To the men who love us, are you really helping us?

From Real For Women

REAL for women

For females, being raised in and living among a society filled with porn and rape culture, constant male privilege over the subordination and objectification of us, male voices; government and big business, male desires, male wants, etc, creates a state of hyper vigilance in a lot of women. “When will I be confronted next, when will I have my safe-space invaded, when will I be reminded that i’m invisible, worthless, an object, powerless, disposable?” And it would be remiss not to mention the times people laugh, make jokes, or make harsh comments when we are triggered by what we are constantly inundated with.

This is just in mainstream culture, everywhere-everyday forms of media that wallpaper our lives. Where a safe space can’t even be found in our own house, if we choose, like the rest of the population, to relax in front of the TV or open…

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