The writer Lady & Her Boys Club dresses up for a night out. She draws the attention of men who say “hello” and “nice dress,” among other things. The compliments are both nice and disquieting. Excerpt:
It can be a terrifying world for a single 27-year-old female. I’m not naive. I have heard the stories, some from friends. I understand the importance of being self-aware and safe. But on a busy city street when a man on a stoop greets me and compliments my outfit, even if he is overenthusiastic, I can take the compliment with a polite smile and maybe even a hi back. I’m not sure I want to live in a world where I shouldn’t do that.
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