Write Like a Girl
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Write Like a Girl

Let’s Get Comfortable Feeling Uncomfortable

Standing up to sexism is rarely easy

Photo by J Taubitz on Unsplash

Some of the most common reactions when women experience sexism are “I didn’t want to be rude” and “I didn’t want to make a fuss.” The office banter at our expense, the guy hitting on us who thinks “No” is negotiable, the wandering hand on the lower back, the workmates who assume that as the only women, we’ll organise the office…

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Toni Hargis

Toni Hargis

Co-author of “How to Stand up to Sexism; Words for when enough is enough”. Helping women find their voices. @ToniHargis