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Here’s the thing: Only a sociopath needs a daughter — or a sister, a girlfriend, a wife — to make him queasy enough at the thought of a sexual predator in his industry to do something about it. You don’t need a daughter to feel guilty about working with a man who preys on young women, or about not acting to stop him. You just need a conscience.”
Your wives gave birth to a baby girl, not a moral compass.”
In these men’s estimations, women are only people when they are connected in some way to other men.
Please understand that’s absurd. Women are people all of the time.”
If a man is killed or murdered, it’s much harder to find similar quotes from politicians talking about their sons and fathers and grandsons.
That’s because men see each other as humans. And a lot of men still don’t view girls or women that way.”
No you won't sit here and make women feel bad for coming together by pretending to give a damn about women who experience the SAME kinds of things women in Appalachia, rural communities, religious sects in random parts of the country, suburbs, and inner cities do.”
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