Dangers of #MeToo mean #ImOut

Do we want a world where minor boorishness is ranked alongside serious sexual assaults, and every allegation is seen as inconvertible proof?

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
5th November, 2017
Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein

It must be an uncomfortable time to be a man. Privately, some of them admit it. Could an unrequited sexual advance be construed as a sexual assault, one asked? What about a suggestive comment, or a lewd joke?

Is there a red line? What is it? Where is it? Did I cross it? More importantly, did she think I crossed it?

Tragically, women are long used to finding themselves in uncomfortable situations when it comes...

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