And even gay men in hip-hop managed to put on the uniform of hyper-masculinity so that when you hear a lyric like this, you know, this is going to hit some guys a little hard. I bring this up because droopy pants turned up in my latest pet peeves column, which didn't surprise me at all, and we illustrated it with the only photo my editor could find that could be considered remotely tasteful, by newspaper standards, with not too much underwear showing in the young man shot from behind. I think hip-hop, very much, is targeted, you know, for being the worst examples of sexism besides - and homophobia within hip-hop. I guess that means if you're a woman and the officer thinks you are dressed too provocatively you're bringing it on yourself if he scrutinizes you like you are a law breaking prostitute. Have a great day!!! ComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. I'm sensing a baby boomer theme here.
That's a very interesting concept, Big E.
Needless to say, with the leather and lace, I found myself called a 'slut' and a 'whore' even before I knew what those words meant. Having said that, there is a time and a place for everything. I guess that means if you're a woman and the officer thinks you are dressed too provocatively you're bringing it on yourself if he scrutinizes you like you are a law breaking prostitute. Pants worn this way are kept up by constant hitching, an act that becomes an integral part of the walking style of the wearer. Society seems to have irony built in.
So all around the news from yesterday, we're singing pull your pants, pull your pants up. But if you choose to not sit in the proper church pew and follow instruction, some things are going to be burned at the social acceptance stake. Love and blessings, my dear friend!!! I think if many of these guys realized what they were signaling and to whom, they would think twice before making this "fashion statement. The reader wrote in part, "It is not often that The Morning Call focuses on positive stories that feature people -- especially adults -- of color, whether it's on leadership lists, the Sunday interview with a local newsmaker, or in any of the local columns.