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Stop Being Shocked Please

Original story at The Last Word On Nothing• 5 mentions • 1 week ago

The Last Word On Nothing 1 week ago

Last week, I saw a lot of shocked men. They were shocked about the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment allegations. They were shocked that fellow liberal men in journalism were colluding with Nazi Milo Yiannopoulos to trash women. They were shocked that there was yet another case of sexual harassment and abuse in science. You know who wasn’t shocked? Women. We looked at each other and went, “yep, sounds about right.” We traded stories. We, collectively, our whisper networks in our various fields, we knew about Harvey, we knew about Sunderland and Lyons, we knew about Marchant. And if we didn’t ...
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11 Oct
Sci Curious @scicurious
If you're shocked by harassment allegations, over and over? You are NOT LISTENING. By @roseveleth https://t.co/asuexXJAlD
10 Oct
Tara C. Smith @aetiology
So much good stuff here. If you're shocked about any of the sexual assault/harassment revelations, ask yourself why. https://t.co/fjPwCkmsA7
10 Oct
David Dobbs @David_Dobbs
Stop Being Shocked Please, by @roseveleth, at The Last Word On Nothing https://t.co/zPdB48sMaX And try paying attention.
10 Oct
Carl Zimmer @carlzimmer
Stop Being Shocked Please | The Last Word On Nothing https://t.co/2VUqmwLwhm