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.
"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.
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