The Chronicle -

By Eric Schucht
U of O Student - Creswell Chronicle Intern 

Why pockets are sexist

Editor’s note: This article was originally published by the Daily Emerald in September 2017.


March 1, 2018

“Hey, can you hold my phone?”

Said every girl I’ve ever hung out with, ever. I turn into a walking purse every time I’m with a friend of the opposite sex. People don’t want to have to lug around a giant purse or not wear their favorite clothing, so I oblige. I feel bad for my friends who are forced to choose between style and pockets, which is ridiculous.

Lots of women I know just carry their keys and phone in hand until they finally give in to letting their male counterparts hold on to it. Nobody wants to walk around all day holding their stuff, so I have no problem hanging onto...

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