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How does bigotry feel? Take a look at this intrusive 10 minute video that shows how on what seems to be just another ordinary day, a man is exposed to sexism and sexual violence in a society ruled by women.

How accurate is this today in America? Let us know if you’ve experienced sexism or sexual violence in the comments below.

imgresShout out to hollaback and their campaign to end street harassment. Here’s a story from their website where you can find many more:

Eileen’s Story: “The first time I was harassed, I was seven”

The first time I was harassed, I was seven, sitting in a movie theater, watching a kids’ movie. A man came and sat-down next to me. He put his hand on my seat and spread his fingers open, trying to touch me as I squeezed over as far to my left as I could get without leaving my seat. (Changing seats never occurred to me; I was a shy child.) Maybe the creepiest part of the whole creepy thing is that as he left, he dropped three dollars into my popcorn, which was quite a bit for a kid in 1958. I was so innocent, I was totally bewildered.

An interesting footnote is that I was groped again in a movie theater, in Denver, CO, when I was in my late twenties. The man behind me put his hand through the space between the chairs and touched me on the breast. I chased him out of the theater but gave it up when he ran out the door.

 

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With Pierre Benezit, Marie-Lorna Vaconsin, Marie Favasuli, Céline Menville…
First song: Comme un garçon, by StereoTotal
Last theme: Pocket Harmony feat. Moïra Conrath