An elevator speech for sexual assault

The best way to handle the moment when you feel threatened – or have just been attacked – is to have your reaction prepared in advance, says Jennie Saia.

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I have a Ph.D. from UCLA in sociology (emphasis: gender, social psych). I currently teach sociology and women's studies at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, CA. I have also lectured at San Jose State. And I have blogged for Feminispire, Ms. Magazine, The Good Men Project and Daily Kos. Also been picked up by The Alternet.

Posted on November 30, 2013, in feminism, men, rape and sexual assault, women and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Empowerment makes all the difference. Making a decelerating statement like this, loudly, moves this event into the public space where such behavior is strongly disapproved, and the victimizer fails in their attempt to victimize.

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