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  • Stuart Benson

The boys aren’t alright and the girls are sick of it

Girls speak out about harassment at Wakefield skatepark

The tricky thing about blind spots, especially as a journalist, is sometimes you need someone else to point out what you’ve missed.

Twelve-year-old Mairi Gillis’s letter to The Low Down (“Kids are alright is really guys,” April 21 edition), had a simple criticism about this reporter’s story, “The kids are alright,” which was published in the April 7 edition: “I was just wondering if you had asked any women or girls how they felt while at the skatepark, and if you had, why weren’t they included in your article?”