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Posts Tagged ‘harassment’

Pay Back is a Son of a Bitch

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Several years ago I was walking past a construction site and none of the construction workers commented, whistled, cat called or even stared at me or any other women. When was the last time that happened to you?

No, it wasn’t because we were all old hags. And they weren’t blind. It was because it was on Xerox’ training facility campus and they apparently made this choirboy approach mandatory.  And I had the weirdest feeling. It was incredibly. . .   liberating. (more…)

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Shame on Me

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Let me warn you upfront: this post is  not going to be funny or entertaining. It’s going to be a confession.

Every time I read about 15 year old Phoebe Prince, the girl who could no longer face the harassment, taunting, threats and stalking and took her own life, it makes me cry – and cringe. I realize how easy it is to become one of those bullies, because I was one once, too. (more…)

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