Enough of the damn cougar label

The term cougar really pisses me off. Why are single women over 40 who dare to leave the house, dare to wear something nice, dare to want sex, dare to want a relationship, “predatory”?

Check out this on theage.com.au:

It reads: ‘Cougars like Cox should get back in their box’. Yet the opinion piece it links to – Age shall not weary women on the prowl – says nothing of the sort. The piece itself is all over the shop, but in the final sentence Jen Vuk writes:

Isn’t it a shame then that when we now hear the once distinctive anthem “I am woman. Hear me roar”, we associate it only with women we consider predatory?

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