Believe Women Pin

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In 2017, a study found that 45% of Americans believe in aliens.

In 2016, I shared an uber from the city to Oakland, with a guy Iโ€™d never met before.

He was friends with my friend, also a guy, and we share a ride since it was NYE and fares were expensive.

During the entire 45 minute ride, he was extremely sexually inappropriate and ignored all my clear verbal and visual cues.

He repeatedly asked me the same sexual questions, which i shut down again and again.

He put his arm around me, and repeatedly touched my leg and thigh.

I was trying to move so far away from him that my body pressed distortedly up against the car door.

He kept putting his hands on me. *Even* after he asked me to come back to his place and I said no.

When I told our mutual friend, he said โ€œV__ is just awkward, he didnโ€™t mean anything by it.โ€

It took a year, and me bringing it up repeatedly, until my friend finally consulted with another male friend. Who told him, โ€œYeah, what V__ did wasnโ€™t ok.โ€

Then he *finally* decided that what had happened was wrong. That I was telling the truth after all, that I wasnโ€™t just making a big deal out of nothing.

This is just one example of a pattern Iโ€™ve experienced for my entire life and Iโ€™m fucking tired.

And if you can believe in aliens, I hope you can believe me the first time I tell you that a man crossed a line.

- Umeko

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it's perfect. scully would approve.

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