One World – One Struggle. Stupid is as stupid does!
By curator, Lindsey Kukunda
When feminist Mildred Apenyo started Uganda’s first women’s only gym FitClique, I heard quite a number of grumbles about the oddness of having a gym dedicated to making one sex comfortable. I want to tell you a story to explain why I for one think it was long overdue.
I was a resident in Speke Hotel Munyonyo for a week and could not use their gym even once because my clothes were deemed inappropriate. I’m not complaining. The story really is quite funny. When I trotted into their gym I was wearing an outfit similar to the one below but had a tank top instead of a crop top.
Minus the beer
A manager told me it was against their dress codes for women and I had to wear a full top and he mumbled something about proper exercising shorts. Okay. So I went back…
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