Sneaky Women, Entitled Men

And Why They Persist

At work not too long ago, my manager called me in to note that “someone had expressed concern” about my underwear being noticeable through my dress. I’m no fashionista. I wear professionally-toned Zulily dresses that I look fantastic in and thong underwear that I feel fantastic in. But it’s not like I’m auditioning for pole dancer.

When I presented as a male assigned at birth, no one ever commented on my underwear. My ass wasn’t an issue in the workplace. So why now? Why am I the one who must account for someone noticing…