Ric Mc Iver, the United Conservative with almost two decades in elected office, has seen the cartoon.
We learned to push our objections down as far as we could, and told ourselves to lighten up when a men went too far.
I responded to inappropriate comments and sexual propositions with a smile, fearing I’d be labelled a tease or a prude or any number of descriptors I feared would lessen my worth.
I tried to do everything “right,” despite knowing—yes, even then—that it was a losing game.
I didn’t want anybody to think I wouldn’t tell them to fuck off.
Anger became easier to channel, to compartmentalize and to fuel work I needed to do.