17 Excellent Comeback To Use Next Time Someone Says Something Sexist
The ultimate takedowns.
It’s literally 2017 and women across the globe are still fighting inequality and ignorance on a daily basis. Still trying to make people understand that if it’s happening to OUR bodies, then it’s OUR choice. Still trying to open eyes to the fact that we should be educating young boys about consent, not telling young girls to cover up. STILL struggling against famous quotes like ‘give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world’. Or we could give her a decent education and equal opportunities, howbowdah?
Yes, it’s depressing and yes, it’s infuriating - but we can all do our bit to fight the good fight and teach more people that feminism is not a dirty word.
Here’s 17 excellent comebacks to everyday sexism that will help do just that.
Rinse and repeat.
Some fragile men think legitimate emotions and responses to assholery (yes - assholery) can be dismissed with a patronising: ‘is it that time of the month?’.
Your reply? This, always this.
Call it when you see it, like this woke 12-year-old slash future NBA star.
Actual violence is not the answer, but why not strike a little fear into the heart of sexism?
Throw it back to the actual 1970s with this genius one-liner.
Admittedly pretty niche but still awesome.
There’s always time to remind people that Meninism is not a thing.
We. Do. Not. Exist. For. Your. Pleasure.
We. Do. Not. Exist. To. Find. A. Husband.
Because when will everyone realise that they are literally the same thing?
Fancy a taste of your own medicine, pal?
One for the enlightened guys out there.
Especially when wearing something that might mean we were ‘asking for it’, right?
All of the clapping hands emojis.
There’s no reason why schooling can’t also be witty af.
Memorise this and recite at will.
- Words by Lizzie Cox.
Now why not watch this vid of people taking an awkward af game of sexy Would You Rather…