MTA Bans the “Manspread”

With more and more men being noticed for taking up too much space on public transportation in an act coined “manspreading,” NYC’s MTA has made an official claim against it as part of their new visual messaging about subway etiquette. Mic decided to document what would happen if a woman assumed the same open-legged position. Using cleverly placed hidden cameras, reactions of fellow subway riders were filmed as one man and one woman took turns “manspreading” through different subway cars.