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They Said, ‘It’s Normal. Stop Making A Fuss.’ Then She Decided It Was Time To Make A Fuss.

In this troubling and then uplifting TEDx talk, Laura Bates explains how one-after-the-other encounters with sexism made her start asking others about their experiences (at 2:35 in the video) and the surprising answers she got. At 6:25, she talks about the now-busy website she created as a place for women to share their stories, and at 9:54, how a recent change in the tone of those stories gives her hope.

Whatever your gender, Bates’ Everyday Sexism site is a fascinating experience and a great place to share stories.

Read more: http://upworthy.com/they-said-its-normal-stop-making-a-fuss-then-she-decided-it-was-time-to-make-a-fuss

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