Emma -- Your first two links didn't work for me. Is there another means to access them? I tried to google them by title but still no luck. It's these two:
On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 5:46 PM, Jon Good <firstname.lastname@example.org>
"It’s an example of women participating in public life — political, professional, social — and having their participation reduced to sexual objectification. That’s what happened here, nothing more, nothing less."
Yes, this exactly!
And RJ, I imagaine the Safer Spaces working group and the Speak Easy Caucus (I heard a rumor that those groups merged, but I don't know if it's true) might have some answers.
On a more general level, it's *really important* for guys to call out other guys on acting skeevy or talking in a way that objectifies. There's SO MUCH social pressure against doing so, but we've gotta break out of the mentality that the world is our 7th grade locker room.
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