Man in “misogynist” hot water for saying most women over 20 look terrible in yoga pants
From my latest blog post for the Independent Women’s Forum:
Not dressing for men’s visual pleasure
Poor Alan Sorrentino had the misfortune to notice that most women past their teen years don’t look so great in sheer, shiny britches that fit like twin sausage skins and are supposed to be worn only when you’re standing on your head while uttering “Namaste” on a special mat in a studio. Especially when said shiny britches sport swirly, brilliantly hued patterns that look like cotton candy on LSD and you can’t get into a size smaller than XXL.
So the 63-year-old Sorrentino wrote a letter to the Barrington Times, a tiny Rhode Island newspaper with a print circulation of only 5,000, that described yoga pants as “stinky, tacky, ridiculous looking.”
“‘They do nothing to compliment a woman over 20 years old,’ he wrote in the letter, which was published on Wednesday. ‘In fact, the look is bad. Do yourself a favour, grow up and stop wearing them in public.'”
Uh-oh! According to Fox News:
“Hundreds of women, girls and other supporters proudly donned their yogapants Sunday as they peacefully paraded around the Rhode Island neighborhood of a man who derided the attire as tacky and ridiculous….
“‘Women are fed up with the notion that we have to dress for people’s visual pleasure,’ said Jamie Burke, parade organizer.”
Read the whole thing here.
Posted by Charlotte Allen