The past few months the mounting sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and most recently, Matt Lauer has left me and most of society infuriated. Many of these allegations go back decades. Victims were told to keep their traumatic experiences a secret. The social media support trend the #MeToo, revealed that women and men from around the world have also experienced sexual harassment and that they will no longer keep quiet.
I was never in a situation that I felt unsafe or scared for my personal space being intruded. However, like some of you, my Gut Feeling has kicked in several instances. This was like a “Caution Alarm,” not quite “Danger Alert,” but definitely the sort of thing that I’d remember to keep for future references.
Here are some of the things I’ve dealt with over the years: