Articles with sexual objectification

Yo también

Yo también

No. Do you want to hear in it Spanish?             No. My clothes             mi ropa My words             mis palabras My lips             mis labios And my looks             y mis aspectos does not mean you can touch,             grab,             pull me like a desirable toy…

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Rocks and Cameras

Rocks and Cameras

Then, in a wine soaked haze, I realize what the worst part about this is.We are always on guard against the men in the streets. The ones who whistle while we walk. We guard against the men at the bars, whose smiles turn to snarls upon rejection. We guard against the men online whose thumbs could spell “slut” without help from their eyes. We are almost always on guard. We almost never feel safe.…

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Hourglass

Hourglass

*Note: This poem was inspired by the struggle women face in the workplace to be taken seriously, to be seen as powerful, strong, and confident, rather than objectified, and stereotyped. A silent wonder. Just some skin,  Segmented, cut, altered.  36,28,36  Measure up  Or…

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