That's no surprise to Morrison, who says women constantly deal with comments on their appearance. Comments are welcome while open.
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The sisters, Tameera, Nadia and Alysha Mohamed also known as recording artist Alysha Brillasaid they will file a formal complaint with the Office of the Independent Police Review Director over the incident. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments.
On Friday, three sisters in KitchenerOnt. Women say they were stopped by police for cycling topless. Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.
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Morrison also sees a link between the way people react to women's breasts and the way they react to the current trend of women growing and dyeing their armpit hair. Already have an ?
Hairy armpits on women still gets strong reaction "When you do those sort of man-on-the-street interviews, the amount of revulsion and horror that people are expressing at the idea that women might have body hair that other people don't want to look at it, you never hear [the same] about men," she said.
You did that to yourself," she said.
Kitchener-Waterloo Women can go topless in Ontario, but they don't want to, fearing harassment Women in Ontario can go topless, but many don't want to because of fears of harassment or unwanted male attention. Pervasive culture of harassment An informal poll of women in downtown Kitchener revealed what you might expect — women are not keen to embrace toplessness. After her parents complained that the city's swimming attire policy was sexist and old-fashioned, the City of Guelph said it would review the policy.
Hairy armpits on women still gets strong reaction.
It's been more than 20 years since Gwen Jacob walked topless down a street in Guelph, Ont. That sparked a court battle that ultimately vindicated her, and the courts ruled it was legal for women to go topless in Ontario. The three sisters plan to hold a rally in Waterloo on Saturday to support the desexualization of women's bodies "with people wearing as much or as little on their torsos" as they might be comfortable with, Tameera Mohamed told CBC. An informal poll of women in downtown Kitchener revealed what you might expect — women are not keen to embrace toplessness.
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Just because it's legal to go without tops, however, doesn't mean it's culturally any easier for women to do it now than it was for Jacob in Morrison says many women still fear being harassed, so opt to remain covered. Social Sharing.