“Street Harassment: a real problem that requires legal regulation” from Huffington Post

12 Sep


Street Harassment: A Real Problem that Requires Legal Regulation

Holly Kearl
Posted: March 12, 2010 04:43 PM

“Do you remember when it was legal for a man to make sexually explicit or sexist remarks to a woman at work? I don’t. While sexual harassment in the workplace still happens, it became illegal under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 19 years before I was born.

Do you remember when it was legal for a man to make sexually explicit or sexist remarks to a woman on the street or at a bus stop? I do. Sexual harassment in public is legal. But it shouldn’t be.”

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