Panamanian-American Illustrator Creates Illustration About Catcalling
Catcalling is not a form of flattery.
Okay, we get it. You want to feel like a macho man and make a good impression in front of your boys. Well, guess what? You are not fooling anyone but yourself. I'm not your mom. I'm not your baby. I'm definitely not your woman.
Your form is flattery is the least bit flattering and on behalf of all women, we would appreciate it if you would learn some respect. You know that thing Aretha Franklin sang about. Find out what it means, than get back to us [women] in a respectful manner.
Women from all around the world have to deal with disgusting catcalling. If you thought that it only happened to women in the United States, think again. It's an epidemic and it needs to be put to an end. Panamanian-American illustrator, Debi Hasky, like most women wanted to speak up on her feelings towards the cat calling she dealt with while living in Panama and she did just that by putting her thoughts to paper.
The twenty four year old artist, decided to create an illustration based on her experience and named it "Call Out Catcalls". Hasky told Huff Post, "As a whole, I hope my illustrations inspire people to embrace their unique qualities, giving them the courage to express their emotions. "Know that your feelings are valid. You are not alone." If you've ever been a victim of catcalling than you should be able to relate to these amazing and relatable illustrations seen below.
Translation: I'm not your mommy
Translation: I dress for myself
Translation: Thick thighs. So what?
Translation: I decide about my body
Transation: fight for your right
Ladies, we must stick together to put an end to this.