We’d like to think that we live in a more enlightened age. Or even that the threat of legal action keeps people in line, but in reality sexual harassment is still something that women and girls have to deal with on a daily basis. My personal experience with harassment ended when I left high school. O…M…G…was high school a gauntlet of harassment! Yet I was totally unprepared to deal with it. Honestly I don’t think I knew that I could deal with it. I graduated high school in 1993, a mere one year after Anita Hill brought the topic to the forefront. Even more honestly, the only framework I had for harassment was an episode of “Three’s Company” when Chrissy’s boss kept chasing her around a desk!
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I've decided to copy a few other NLCM'ers and post where I'm commenting as a way to keep myself organized. Unfortunately I think I did comment elsewhere today and can't remember.
Today's NaLeavCoMo comments:
1. Chicana on the Edge
2. This Woman's Work
3. Hijas Americanas
4. Mamalicious! (and a peek at my next post)
5. Infertility on the Brain!
June 2 - Cupcakes & Conundrums
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