We hear a lot about the importance of academic subjects—especially STEM courses—to future success outside of our schools’ brick walls. But when we talk about good prep courses for life, one of the most crucial aspects of a good education is almost always ignored: the fine arts. And it shouldn’t be.
I have the right to be in a public space without being harassed. Nothing about me—not my gender, not my age, not what I’m wearing—gives you the right to make lewd comments about me or my body. Catcalling hurts, because it removes a woman's ability to live her life without fear of harassment.