People often ask me how I learned to stop bullying. The answer – by training dolphins.
it’s not a good idea to assume consent just because people aren’t speaking out against something. If it looks inappropriate and feels inappropriate it is inappropriate.
The problem with all this denigrating people by exploiting their social weaknesses, that are institutionalized against them is that it reinforces the institutionalized violence against these people. And that’s not ok.
Bullies like to pretend that their abuse is harmless. That it’s just a joke. It isn’t. Here’s why. My friend Kathleen Bartle, who is a conflict consultant wrote a wonderful …