An energetic young feminist from Texas has initiated a protest in front of the Hooter’s “breastaurant” on July 15th at 2201 N. Lamar St., Dallas, TX at noon. Ever hear of the term “breastaurant?” It was a new term to this feminist writer. Apparently, it is a recognized term for those eating establishments that use young women’s bodies to attract customers. The term has even been used in lawsuits as the following Instagram post points out. The feminist activists behind the planned protest are on Twitter and Instagram as “WomenOverWings,” they demand men respect women and get their wings elsewhere.
Breastaurants use a whopper of an argument and have the nerve to cite the Civil Rights Act: If your business is based on sexism then you have the right to objectify women’s bodies as a bona fide occupational qualification! And they got away with it, what a legal system we have in this country…
#WomenOverWings was inspired by the 1968 protest against the Miss America Pageant as this tweet shows:
#WomenOverWings asks provocative questions:
The climate crisis has made Texas a real furnace, so be sure to take precautions against the sun and heat if you attend. And send your impressions of the demonstration to firstname.lastname@example.org!