"You Look Like A Man Is Like the Boondock Saints of Internet Trolls."

"You look like a man." This was one of the first negative comments I received when showing off my new skills in the sport of Strongman. It was far from the last. "You are female?" accompanied by a vomit emoji. "Surprised your d*ck didn’t fall out" and "gross" became a common narrative on any social media post I made of my athletic achievements, always by strangers, and always without provocation.

You Look Like A Man started on Instagram (@you.look.like.a.man) as a response to combating the bullshit negativity thrown at women in athletics. Click here to read more.

Never Save A Woman: The Cancer Of Gender Inequality

Never Save A Woman: The Cancer Of Gender Inequality

We’ve been told that “rape culture” isn’t real. Especially in developed, first-world countries – we don’t have a problem with rape culture. Women are simply too sensitive, they have no sense of humor, they take everything too seriously. There is entitlement breeding here - ownership - a level of claim to women's bodies in every segment of their existence that we cannot ignore. 

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Eleven Things I've Learned Running A Feminist Page

Eleven Things I've Learned Running A Feminist Page

It’s been almost 18 months since I started the You Look Like A Man  page on Instagram. What began as a silly way to make fun of sexist and misogynistic comments aimed at women in the athletic community quickly turned into something I had not expected, and was not prepared for. Here are some of the things I’ve learned since becoming a vocal activist for equality.
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Indian Girl Lifts

Indian Girl Lifts

The relentless commentary on women’s appearance and how we should act is annoying. It’s frustrating and I don’t know why it is normalized in our culture. For instance near my wedding I was told to make more of an effort with my appearance, to get my bridal make up done professionally and to look like someone that really didn’t feel like me.
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