Of course it isn’t just about the competition. Many women support the day in their own, proud way. One such lady is the terrific Sue Rutherford who made the following before and after contributions:
I am sure there are also people who regard days like this as demeaning, both of women and the supposed rationale for the day. They usually make compelling arguments why such a day is more offensive than beneficial but I am going to let those slide on by and support the ladies who are participating for two reasons: despite my generally conservative way, I am still a guy and because these ladies shouldn’t be refused an opportunity to support the day in a way that they like. Something like that.