Shutting down street harassment with steely sarcasm: #NoWomanEver

Women are using the hashtag #NoWomanEver to highlight the street harassment they've experienced with strangers and it's one of my favourite things on the Internet right now. The wit and sarcasm serve to underline the sheer inanity of some of the catcalls, but the whole movement is tinged with something darker.

According to Buzzfeed News, the hashtag was started on June 18 by @ImJustCeej and built momentum quickly with women sharing their one-liners of unwanted interactions.



CJ (who declined to give her second name for privacy reasons, went on to tell Buzzfeed News that she decided to start the hashtag as a way to draw attention the subject but also alleviate the tension.“I was honestly trying to lighten things up a little bit,” she said. “I thought the snark and sarcasm behind it would change the energy behind the timeline.”




These tweets make me laugh and make me angry in the same 140 characters. I'd love to hear yours so I'll go first.



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