Women’s Bodies and Pelvic Mobility

Four young people walking in park, rear view

For countless centuries, patriarchy has affected how we women walk, dress, and inhabit our bodies. We seem to fit into two broad categories (or each of us into either, depending on circumstances): on the one hand, we avoid appearing fecund lest we invite unwanted attention. On the other hand we display the accouterments of fertility in order to attract attention or seek protection.  

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