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Letter: Sounds like toxic femininity to me

Do victims of sexual assault and harassment have any responsibility whatsoever to follow any set of established rules and procedures? Do they have any moral or ethical duty to report assaults in a timely manner and thereby spare other possible vi...

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Do victims of sexual assault and harassment have any responsibility whatsoever to follow any set of established rules and procedures? Do they have any moral or ethical duty to report assaults in a timely manner and thereby spare other possible victims the same trauma?

Is every victim of sexual assault so fragile and delicate, from the moment she is assaulted until the end of time, that she is unable to withstand the slightest degree of professional detachment or reasonable skepticism about her claims?

Should any female now be permitted to take down any male with any allegation from any time period, with the full expectation that she will be believed and lovingly supported by all 300 million of her fellow citizens?

I hear the phrase "toxic masculinity" bandied around a lot. How would you describe a culture wherein due process is not respected, open inquiry is not respected, coherent systems are not respected, traditions and norms are not respected, and basic human decency is not respected, but where only feelings reign supreme at all times, and where a privileged caste enjoys the God-like entitlement of deciding whose feelings matter and whose don't?

Sounds like toxic femininity to me.

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Cvijanovich lives in Fargo.

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