"friendzone doesn't even exist. it's just a fucked up by-product of rape culture that some teenage boy came up with and spread online. this idea that men and women can only be potential sex/romantic partners is horribly heteronormative and sexist.
"So basically, if you use that analogy to excuse rape, you're saying you have less self control and fewer basic social manners than my two dogs. That also probably means you should be neutered and kept on a leash"
Pro-abstinence sex ed is not only ineffective but also emphasizes shame and ignorance. Young people deserve to know the truth about sex and should be taught that they make their own decisions about their bodies and their sexuality.
When I moved to New York City, I had to get used to this behavior real quick. I learned to fight back and shut men down because I refuse to feel uncomfortable in shorts or a crop top for fear that I'll get catcalled. Mess with the cat, get the claws 🐱