10 Things I Can Do That My Guy Friends "Can't"
Updated: May 3, 2018
Like really uncool chart music.
Choose from millions of different clothing options for a formal event, rather than just one.
Paint my face a thousand different ways, depending on mood, to curate how the world sees me.
Enjoy a film/TV show/book/album about men without calling it a ‘boy thing’ and losing interest.
Give and receive emotional support late into the night, brutal and wine-soaked.
Compliment someone of my own gender on their appearance.
Cry about everything - lost keys, no text back, the state of Trump’s foreign policy, the state of my nail beds - whenever I feel like it.
Consult my personal board of trustees on flirtatious texts.
Hold hands and sleep in bed with someone of the same sex without having my sexuality called into question.
Move through the world with plentiful emojis 👏👏👏👏👏😀😀😀😀and unbridled enthusiasm.
Written by Matilda Curtis
Illustrated by India Boxall