[Originally published May 1, 2014.]

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“My doctor says I’m underweight, but I don’t care what a man thinks about my body.”

“I was promoted to partner at the firm. It comes with a 30% raise that still isn’t as much as my male counterparts make, thanks to the wage gap.”

“My father wants to walk me down the aisle at my seaside wedding. I told him that I don’t adhere to patriarchy, even on a yacht.”

“The objectification of women has got to stop. I can’t even go for a jog without guys commenting on my ass.”

“Four guys at the bar last night offered to buy me a drink. Thanks, but I’m an independent woman and I can buy my own.”

“After the mariachi band finished playing at sunset, Robert got down on one knee, told me I was the ‘most perfect person’ he’d ever known, and asked me to make him the ‘luckiest man alive’ by marrying him. I said, ‘I hope you don’t expect me to change my last name.’”