• Feminism,  humor,  Non fiction

    Hey, You!

      What is it that compels a man to yell at a woman he does not know? This is a question I asked myself a few weeks ago as a man screamed a comment about my body from the backseat of a moving car. Strange men are constantly yelling at me, and I have never been able to figure out why. Mostly they shout the word “hey”. Sometimes they follow a “hey” up with some endearment I have not earned such as sweetheart, baby, and my least favorite: you. Sometimes they do more than shout the word “hey”. Once while waiting for the bus to take me to an early…