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A Man Stalked and Cornered Me At The Gym

Women can’t even swim without being objectified

Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash

A few weeks ago, a man cornered me in the pool at the gym. It was one of the most terrifying things that have ever happened to me in public, and I’m finally ready to write about it.

I had just started swimming again in July 2021, after a decade-long hiatus (I used to be on a swim team in…

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Brooklyn Reece

Brooklyn Reece

(she/her) Writer. Teacher. Leftist. City enthusiast. Spreading love through words. Find me on IG @brooklynxreece or email me: brooklynreece.writer@gmail.com.

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