This Is What Happens When A Woman Tries 'Manspreading'

Anyone who's ever been on public transport will have experienced 'manspreading'. This is when a man sits with his legs wide open, spreading across two (or more) seats.

Manspreading often happens on packed carriages, leaving other travelers left standing while the manspreader takes up all the room.

It's not just inconsiderate, it's infuriating.

The anti-manspreading movement started on Tumblr and spread through social media, and now New York transport authorities are taking a stand against the behaviour.

But, in the interest of equality, what happens when a lady tries 'manspreading'?

Mic's Elizabeth Plank decided to try it out and ventured into the NYC subway armed with a camera...