#DudesGreetingDudes skewers catcalling, with gleeful success
People defend street harassment by saying that it's just harmless banter, just guys tossing out compliments. Over the weekend, comedian Elon James White launched a Twitter hashtag in response.
#DudesGreetingDudes flips catcalling on its head, but in a way that actually addresses what's so sinister about the comments — that women don't want them, aren't asking for them, don't appreciate them, feel unsafe in the face of them.
Today's Balancing Act, from +Heidi Stevens