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Quotes tagged “Sexual Harassment”
Laura: You'd be the last person I called. Right before the police.”
It's not difficult: the person who has to deal with an issue on a daily basis is more of expert than someone who never has to think about it.
Men are so accustomed to believing they know everything that simply asking them to LISTEN gets translated as 'silencing.'”
I’m sure we’re going to hear lots of stories in the coming months about actions that aren’t against the law, or that don’t warrant repercussions. That doesn’t mean that women weren’t hurt, or that these stories aren’t worth discussing.
It’s easy to take a stand against Weinstein or men who whip their dicks out. It’s less easy to talk about behavior that’s widely considered acceptable - but . . . it’s just as important.
This is part of the problem with focusing so much on punitive action - it means anything that isn’t prosecutable or fireable gets dismissed as unimportant.
Creating a progressive sexual model and politics means interrogating not just the behaviors we all agree are wrong, but also those considered 'normal,' even though they cause harm.”
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