Whether I’m wearing a hijab or hotpants, I’m never inviting you to grab me, overly-sexualise me or label me as a meek little virgin
We have an opportunity here to change the landscape and make a stand for equality and ultimately the safety of women. It is not an opportunity to be missed and it certainly is not an occasion where the ‘locker room’ narrative can win.
Identity politics has severed identity from agency, turning back the clock on the progressive gains made in the twentieth century’s post-war period.
Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin. This essay is drawn from his book The End…