This is something that happened to a friend of mine in her own words.
“So, on Friday night my friend and I were at her house and wanted to get out and do something for the evening. We brainstormed ideas and she brought up the idea of seeing a show at the Laugh Factory. I’d never been, I thought…
Read. The. Whole. Thing.
What. The. Hell.
You know, I’m pretty sure that there was a time in the bad old past that a man who said such words to a woman in public would have been arrested, or at the very least thrown out of whatever establishment he was in, even if he was actually working there. Especially if he was working there, as his actions affected the place’s reputation. I wish but don’t have very much hope that this “Laugh Factory” place’s business suffers, but it won’t, because we’ve dropped even the sad little standards we used to have back in the old sexist days. Yes sexism sucked, but we seem to have traded sexism for in-your-face misogyny. And even that wouldn’t be so bad if people in charge of things would show some courage instead of backing up in faux shock and telling the victims of this shit that they have to be the nice, forgiving ones. No.