Ladies, it’s Time to Get Riled Up.

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Everywhere and every day, women learn to adapt to boys and men leering, hissing obscenities, making sexual suggestions, touching us, lurking on stoops, staring from benches, following us on foot and in cars, and generally refusing to keep their hands, thoughts, and desires to themselves.

Yet still, we look away, put our heads down, take protective measures, and learn to try and safeguard ourselves…