I went to AAUWs conversation on Slut Walk, which was hosted on AAUW property. I approached the table with alcoholic drinks and asked the pourer how he was doing.
He responded that he was enjoying the company of all the “beautiful women.”
I’m still stunned. Why didn’t I say anything? I could have said: “Hey, sir, I don’t appreciate that. We’re all here in a professional capacity tonight.”
Was I worried about my reputation as a young woman as a guest in a professional setting?
And I overheard him making similar comments to other women. Harassment is harassment.
Submitted by RI on 8/18/2011
Location: 16th & L Street NW @AAUW discussion
Time of harassment: Night (7:30P-12A)
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