Live music is considered to ease one’s detachment from the mundane; you may find yourself so transfixed at gigs that the rest of the audience doesn’t matter. For girls and women, it’s harder to enjoy a live performance when such crowded environments lead to sexual harassment.
Girls Against, a collective of teenagers, has decided to put this situation to an end by calling it out, condemning it publicly and getting bands themselves to take an official side on the topic. The initiative sparked controversy among followers, gathering not just massive support from artists and organizers but also comments from people who still think harassment is normal—which further proves how important it is to raise awareness about this nasty side of live music events.
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