3. Creepy writer men are men whose writing I’ve admired for years, messaging me to say that they like something I’ve written, and hey, they are going to be “in the city,” here’s the room number at their hotel.

Being a woman means encountering men who feel it’s their right to deny and manipulate our self-worth, general well-being, and physical safety. It sounds like an exaggeration but it’s the harsh reality we live in.