She Tried Riding The Subway Like A Dude. She Couldn’t Believe When People Took Pictures.

If you’ve ever taken public transportation, you’ve no doubt encountered “that guy” who refuses to close his legs, thus managing to take up two or even three seats.

While there’s no arguing this is incredibly rude, is there any chance gender plays a part in how “man spreading” is perceived? In the video below, two journalists hop on a New York subway to see what happens when a man and a woman decide to take up too much space.


Credits: Upworthy

In case you’re tempted to think this isn’t so much of a problem, let us assure you — it’s pretty widespread.

It’s happening right now.

From Berlin:

To Boston:

From Seattle:

To Minneapolis:

From the Netherlands:

To New York:

The only way this is going to stop is if we spread the information and take a bold stance. If you think this idea has legs, that’s what the share button is for. ▼▼


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