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Street harassment 

Hey, could I get some feedback here?

My partner really fucking hates street harassment, but it happens like every time she goes out. She dresses super futch and grunge and isn't trying to be sexy, but in the like 1 hour we were walking around getting groceries today, she got catcalled once and some other assholes made a comment I missed.

Uhh, so her feeling is that the only effective response to this is violence, and she gets really angry at me when I tell her not to... Help??

Street harassment 

@andi join a martial arts club together so you can both learn to fight. she'll be safer when she chooses to confront people and you'll have a deeper appreciation for physical force

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@_ Okay, but the problem isn't so much that I don't think she can handle herself, the problem is we're both immigrants and I don't want either of us to be deported by inflicting grievous bodily harm on some stupid motherfucker. 🤷🏼‍♀️

Street harassment 

@_ This isn't a bad idea tho, honestly. Probably one for post-COVID tho...

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@andi I wish I could be helpful, but I'm adequately chunky that no such catcalls appear. I'd have to work out how to respond, TBH.

I might, however, note that bows and crossbows are fully legal, AIUI. Might such slung across her back be helpful in providing guidance for such remote orators?

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@porsupah Gosh the last thing I want to do is arm her with projectile weaponry 😂 The first guy was on a bike and if she had a projectile weapon you bet your ASS she'd be after him like a bolt!

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@andi check if there is feminist associations providing self defense and deescalation course near you?

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