everyday sexism live feed:
I was furious. At least he didn't call me a girl though.
Another part of the job that irritates me is the attitude that male customers have toward female associates. They tend to think that we are incapable of lifting anything heavier than a DVD, so they must lift the TV for us. I've lifted plenty of televisions, stereo systems, and other boxes without help. Then there are the inevitable "sweethearts" and "babies" that come with many of these transactions.
She was stoned, but I wish that more women wouldn't be afraid to stand up for other women in these situations. Calling women crazy because they have opinions, voices, and function as human, other than the objects that men think we are, is absurd and unnecessary.