WOMEN
12/26/2012 10:46 am ET Updated Feb 25, 2013

I'm A Girl And I Eat Meat

I'm a girl, and I eat meat. Unless you're one of the 7% of women in the United States who identify as vegetarian, you're probably thinking, "Me too!" So what's the big deal?

Imagine this scenario: You're sitting in a restaurant across from your male friend/significant other. The server comes to the table carrying a 1/3 lb. burger with fries in one hand and three tempeh tacos in the other. You look up at him and smile. You're starving and the food has finally arrived! He slides the burger in front of your boyfriend/husband/friend. "Um, sorry, that's mine actually," you say. You get your burger, but the incident has left a sour taste in your mouth.

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