As it turned out, even though times had changed, not much had changed at all. But watching my harassment complaint be treated with warranted, hard-fought seriousness, I felt the strength of my mother’s generation of feminists at my back.
“Your son raped my daughter. As a mother, my life is now consumed with a new kind of worry for my precious daughter. (And myself.) … Our anonymity is for our emotional protection—not because of any shame on our part. You, parents of the rapist, you are the ones who should feel the shame.”
I used a fake name. I created a fake identity. I even wore one of those red shirts—emblazoned with the Massachusetts Citizens for Life logo alongside a crudely drawn fetus.
In order to end human trafficking, we have to confront the myths and misconceptions that surround it. Let’s start here, with these seven facts about human trafficking—and what you can do about it.
When men say “you misunderstood,” or “it wasn’t intentional,” I don’t believe them. I didn’t believe them then and I don’t believe them now—especially now, after years of slights, innuendos and deliberate disrespect.
Men’s Rights Activists use the First Amendment to protect their ability to harass and discriminate against women. Now, extremists on campuses across the country are using the same tactic.