Catcalling is a problem I have raged against before. It makes women feel small, in danger, unvalued, and objectified. Being yelled at on the street about how we look–even an under-the-breath muttering of “so beautiful”–is alarming and disgusting. But having pink hair has created the most remarkably unexpected phenomenon. GENUINE COMPLIMENTS! Unheard of, I … More Pink Hair… Do??? Care.
To the table of men sitting outside the pizza place while my 12 year old and I were walking home, Thank you! Thank you so much for telling me I was America’s next top model. I’m truly flattered by your outburst of attention. I really appreciate it so much because I was able to turn … More An Open Letter of Gratitude