Because I Didn’t Do Enough – #RWA14

From Amy Jo Cousins at

…I learned, or was reminded, of how well trained I am to shrug off harassment, to ignore being mistreated by someone, to declare that “it’s no big deal” when a man is inappropriate.

I also learned, or was reminded, of how much easier it is to access my ability to act when I am doing so on another woman’s behalf.

On Friday morning, I got on the elevator with two other women to head down to the lobby. A man was standing in the back corner of the elevator and after a moment he interrupted our conference chat.

“Do you want to go on a sex date with me?”

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