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Meet the Critics of 'Staring Season'

The overwhelming majority of negative comments on my viral article show men think they're entitled to ogle women.

A man with curly hair shouts aggressively in the ear of a woman, whose back is turned toward him, with her arms crossed.
Photo by Timur Weber from Pexels: https://www.pexels.com/photo/photo-of-a-man-shouting-8560295/

A few months ago, I shared an essay called, "Oh Great. It's Staring Season Again." This article detailed how I am leered at on my daily walk. This article gave me a taste of what it's like to go viral — a…

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