Claire’s HOLLABACK to “Give me a smile!”

Whenever I’m biking or walking, men on the street often tell me to smile, or cheer up, or more specifically to “give them a smile”. I hate it, it makes me feel so sad. However, it inspired me to get this sweatshirt from Etsy in response:

Submitted by: Claire

Location: College and Shaw

I've got your back!
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  1. toronto says:

    THIS IS AWESOME. Thanks for sharing, Claire!

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  4. Rebecca says:

    I have that same sweater! I too often experience that kind of harassment. We have no obligation to smile and look pretty for anyone.

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