I Just Know I Didn’t Like It
Posted by gansie on June 9, 2010
Last month my boyfriend and I took a two week vacation to Japan and South Korea. (You can read about my eating adventures at Endless Simmer.) It was an awesome break from work, and really, from life. I didn’t have to worry about a thing, except where to eat and what to see that day. And that is a pleasure.
But I was shaken back to my gender lens when I saw the above sign in the Osaka, Japan subway. I’m not exactly sure why grown women need their own subway car. But there it is. Readily separating women from everyone else. Does this belittle them? Protect them? I don’t know. I just know I didn’t like it.