Society, sexism, and the harasser by Katherine Cecil

I was objectified and humiliated, but the rabbit in the hat was the silence. My own silence and the silence of those around me. I couldn’t speak, not just from a self conscious type of awkwardness, but due to the very basic fear that this man had the potential to do me physical harm. My audience, simply dropped their heads, and pretended like it wasn’t happening. The behaviour of the entire group lead me to wonder, how far could this man have gone before any of us had said anything? [...]

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