I’m thinking of trying to get the gym I go to to make a ‘men’s only’ section, as women have their own section.
Except I’ve no idea how to even go about this. Any ideas?
Okay, here’s how you do it: you ask to speak to the manager. Then have the manager escort you to the sauna, turn it on high, and lock you inside. Then stay in there, sweating and starving, and don’t come out until you have given serious thought to your priorities in life.
Seriously. The people who think that women-only gyms (or sections in gyms) are somehow “unfair” to men have such a shocking lack of common sense and self awareness. Did you ever stop to think why women might need their own sections? They are safe spaces, to avoid the aggressive ogling and harassment from men. Women just want to be able to work out without feeling creeped out or fearing for their safety.
Now, consider why people like you want a men’s only section. The women need it for safety, you only want it in the same way a five-year-old suddenly whines for a toy he doesn’t actually want, just because his brother got one. Your only reason is “Well they got one, so we should get one, too!” That is childish and nonsensical. The day that women pose a significant threat to men at the gym is the day you can legitimately inquire about getting your own “men’s only” section. Until then, try shutting up and maybe a little bit of critical thinking.
I am a woman. Let that sink in for a moment. I. Am. A. Woman. Oh, and also a feminist. So take your url and shove up your ass.
I have the privilege of having my own goddamn section of the gym, and I would appreciate it if you didn’t think just because I want to give men some space where they won’t feel uncomfortable or objectified by women, that I have a dick between my legs.
And before I hear the ‘women don’t objectify men!’ bullshit, I know more than one woman who totally checks out men at the gym, myself included.
I also check out the women too, because I swing both ways and find everyone hot. Does that mean I should be barred from the women’s only gym for daring to settle my eyes on them?
See, what I don’t get is this: a men’s section of the gym would not mean the women’s section of the gym would be taken away. It wouldn’t affect you at all. So why are you being such an obnoxious little brat over it, suggesting I get locked away in a sauna until I collapse from severe dehydration?
Ohhhh. Right. Because someone wants you to share the toys. There’s more than enough for everyone to be treated equally, but god forbid someone gets the same rattle as you.