Confirming mundane truisms

There’s a whole genre out there of videos purporting to “document” street “harassment” of women by random men. The dubious terms are put in quotation marks since (1) these things tend to reek of being staged and (2) most of the harassment is of the unwanted compliment type, which is setting a pretty low bar. The latest specimen to show up on my social media is this one. The comments were (but of course) nothing but you-go-girl, and an informal survey of the commentators confirms once again that the women most outraged by street compliments from strangers are precisely in the lowest-risk group of receiving them.


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