March for Misogyny: Women Fight for the Right to Wear Yoga Pants

Last week, a man by the name of Alan Sorrentino criticized women over the age of 20 wearing yoga pants in an angry letter to the Barrington Times.

He said, "(O)n mature, adult women there is something bizarre and disturbing about the appearance they make in public," he wrote. "Maybe it's the unforgiving perspective they provide, inappropriate for general consumption, TMI, or the spector [sic] of someone coping poorly with their weight or advancing age that makes yoga pants so weird in public."

After hearing this message, many contentedly attired protesters marched right past the home of Sorrentino in Rhode Island and came full force for the world’s first yoga pants parade.

One peaceful rally-goer explained why they decided to march for misogyny. "While yoga pants seem to be a silly thing to fight for, they are representative of something much bigger... the history of men policing womens bodies."


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