21 Cold, Hard Truths On What It's Like #GrowingUpAGirl

Disturbing.

Growing up a girl is hard. Not only are there periods and cramps to deal with, but lots of other things, too, that tend to fall under the radar when talking about how boys and girls are treated. 

Sure, girls and boys seem like they're treated equally, but as feminists have said over and over again, they're really not. 

These tweets from the recently trending hashtag #GrowingUpAGirl (and #GrowingUpGirl) make the distinction all the more clear.

Some were lighthearted ...

But really, almost all of them were just sad ...

Looks like gender equality still has a long way to go.