More women are saying no more to sexual harassment

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The year was 1982. I was a 24 year old aspiring TV news reporter looking for my first job. When I drove to a small Georgia town to meet with a news director, I waited all day in a dingy lobby. The wood paneled walls were covered with posters of the shows that cheap moncler aired on the station. By the time he finally came out to greet me, I had all the cheesy slogans for each show memorized. He informed me we would have to talk over drinks. That sounded fishy. I wasn’t very worldly, but I cheap moncler jackets knew that job interviews are supposed to happen in an office, not in a bar. I declined the offer and, of course, did not get the job. But I did get a moncler outlet store proper interview and a job someplace else.

cheap moncler coats Fast forward many years later. I am a 40 something mother and a relatively successful TV news journalist. One day a boss leered at my chest and just said, “nice necklace.” Of course, his eyes were nowhere near my necklace. But cheap moncler outlet all I could muster in the moment was, “Thank you.” cheap moncler coats

moncler jackets outlet I am not proud of that reaction. I regret not calling him out. I wish I had asked him what my necklace looked like or what he liked about it because he was looking at something entirely different. moncler jackets outlet

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This trip down harassment memory lane comes as Hillary Clinton reveals in an excerpt from her new moncler sale book, “What Happened,” that she has regrets about not calling out then presidential candidate Donald Trump at the second presidential debate when he stood very close behind her and stalked her around the stage.

She chose instead to “stay calm, keep smiling and carry on as if he weren’t repeatedly invading” her space. In hindsight, she wonders if moncler mens jackets she would have been moncler sale outlet better off, turning, looking him buy moncler jackets in the eye “and saying loudly and clearly, ‘Back up, you creep. Get away from me. I know you love to intimidate women, but you can’t intimidate me, so back up.’ ”

moncler outlet store Hillary Clinton and I are not alone in this. Many women probably have a moment that they remember with similar regret. moncler outlet store

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moncler outlet jackets And when harassment happens, women are conditioned to keep things professional, ignore the bully and stay cool. We are the more apologetic sex. According to a 2010 study, women apologize more than men, but it’s not because men are averse to apologies, they just have a higher threshold for wrongdoing in other words, they believe they have less to apologize for. moncler outlet jackets

moncler sale outlet But more and more women are unapologetically saying, no more. No more silence when it comes to bullying and harassment. moncler sale outlet

moncler outlet sale The latest case of high profile harassment comes from Grammy winner Taylor Swift. Earlier this month, a Denver jury ruled in favor of Swift, finding that former disc jockey David Mueller groped her and awarding her a symbolic judgment of $1. Swift said she wanted her fight to be an example for other women moncler outlet online while also acknowledging her privilege to have the time and money for such a fight. moncler outlet sale

cheap moncler And the singer is not the only cheap moncler sale celebrity to take on men who menace them. Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson filed suit against the network last July. She spoke out about repeated sexual harassment and called out the late chairman, Roger Ailes, specifically. This opened a floodgate of harassment allegations. cheap moncler

moncler outlet uk According to a regulatory document filed this month, the parent company of Fox News, 21st Century Fox, paid out approximately $50 million in the fiscal year ending June 30. That money covered costs of sexual harassment and discrimination settlements. moncler outlet uk

cheap moncler outlet In politics, the most vivid examples of women calling men on their bad behavior come from Rep. Maxine cheap moncler coats Waters, D Calif., and Sens. Kamala Harris, D Calif., and Elizabeth Warren, D Mass. cheap moncler outlet

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Harris demanded Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein give direct answers to her questions when he tried to dodge them until Senate intelligence committee Chairman Richard Burr argued that she was not showing enough “courtesy” to Rosenstein.

moncler outlet And Warren was silenced as she tried to read a letter from Coretta Scott King during the debate on the nomination of Jeff Sessions to be attorney general. Sen. Mitch McConnell then made a statement that became a rallying cry for women, “Nevertheless, she persisted.” moncler outlet

This is good. It means more women are standing up to bullies and harassers and those who would silence them. We have as many examples of women standing up as staying calm.

cheap moncler jackets It is a sign we are raising our daughters and granddaughters to do what Hillary Clinton and I wish we had. They are telling the creeps to back up and back off cheap moncler jackets.