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nataliafavero
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https://oglobo.globo.com/sociedade/alunas-decoram-faculdade-com-frases-machistas-de-professores-1-19195015

São Paulo’s Mackenzie school of Architecture’s feminist collective, Colectivo Zaha, made an installation exposing the sexist and misogynistic comments said by male teachers to female students during classes. They printed the comments on posters and placed them all over the school’s walls.

Some comments are plane misogyny, other cross the line on harassment. Most of them are quite disturbing, but frame well the reality of being a woman and studying architecture. Here are some, translated:

“Your project sucks. You could’ve at least come to classe wearing a mini skirt.”
“Did you cut your hair? Did your boyfriend let you?”
“Slavery was abolished. At least we still have women.”
“If you want to give a punch, punch a woman, just don’t punch a structural wall.”