I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” And whenever the answer has been “No” for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something
"I may sound old-fashioned, but I want to think all women should be treated like I want my wife, daughters, and granddaughters to be treated. I notice today that good manners—like standing up when a woman enters the room, helping a woman with her coat, letting her enter an elevator first, taking her arm to cross the street—are sometimes considered unnecessary or a throwback... no woman is offended by politeness." —Frank Sinatra <3 Love him.
"It's supposed to be a compliment," "It's supposed to be a joke," and similar comments are attempts to invalidate people's reactions. Catcalling is not a compliment, and racist or sexist jokes are not innocuous just because they are jokes. Having a negative reaction to these things is valid.