Friday, October 21, 2011

Sexism Watch: New York City Bus Makes Women Sit In Back

[Bump] Yep, you read that right. Not in Afghanistan, not in Saudi Arabia, but in New York City, women ride in the back of a sex-segregated city bus. In 2011, religion is used to treat women like sub-human second-class citizens on a city bus in New York City!

On the morning of October 12, Melissa Franchy boarded the B110 bus in Brooklyn and sat down near the front…. as the bus began to fill up, the men told her that she had to get up. Move to the back, they insisted.

‘Back of bus’ furor

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