Since it is unlikely John has experienced unwanted touching in the workplace his blithe comment…
Neale Orinick
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Neale Orinick Quite the opposite. ‘Unwanted touching’ was mentioned in the middle of an article as a standard part of office life for a woman.

It stuck out, because it should not be normalized in any way; it’s hideous, and a criminal offence. Just as you mention in your comment, many people are fearful about speaking out.

My comment was ‘if you’re experiencing unwanted touching, get a lawyer’. Yes. Speak up. It’s not ok. And if you don’t get results, sue. No-one should have to put up with that shit.

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