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We’re not immune from assault. We aren’t believed. “Who would harass you?” And that makes us bigger targets.
When men holler at me on the street and I ignore them they say 'fuck you, you’re fat anyway' or some variation. Which I already knew thanks!”
Yep. It sucks. But it sucks worse for those hurt by the artists we love.”
First, sexual abuse is a crime. Any comparison between the loving relationship that existed between Mary and Joseph and sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, is monstrous, even blasphemous.
Second, despite the familiar artistic representations, we have no idea of the ages of Mary and Joseph at the time of their betrothal and marriage. The Gospels do not specify this, other than to call Mary a 'parthenon' (in Greek, either a young woman or a virgin).
Joseph is often depicted in art as older than Mary, in fact, considerably older, so as to make him seem less 'sexualized,' and to emphasize Mary's virginity. But, in fact, both Mary and Joseph could have been the same age.
Again, using the relationship of Mary and Joseph to, in any way, excuse or legitimize the sexual abuse or sexual harassment of a minor, or anyone, is monstrous.
Finally, any comparison to Jesus, the sinless one, in terms of 'persecution' is wrong. As my novice director once told us, 'Just because people oppose you doesn't mean that you're like Jesus, or even that you're like one of the prophets. It may just mean that you're wrong.'”
Save the hand-wringing over exposed monsters. The potential talent pool in nearly every industry is vast. And with fewer jackasses chasing, harassing and stonewalling out women creators, we'll gain more than we'll ever "lose."
(I mean, unless you value the contributions of men to culture over women's. Which, if you're sulking over rapists and molesters losing jobs, you sure as hell sound like you do.)”
But the difference between miming groping and actually physically groping a women's breasts (which should put you in jail) is nonetheless quite vast.”
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