When you’re with your friends and someone makes a sexist joke and everyone laughs along, it can be easier to accept it, rather than make a point about it, right?
We’ve all been there.
But it’s these kinds of casual jokes in the everyday language that we use that subtly help feed a culture of sexism – and we want to stop that.
So here’s Hannah Witton with some ideas on how.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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Hannah Witton is a 20-something British lady. She makes weekly videos on her YouTube channel where she talks about the trivial and the controversial. You can check her out on her website and follow her on Twitter @hannahwitton.