Online dating myths
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Sexual activity cannot be expected or condoned in advance.women and men may experience sexual harassment in employment “but women tend to be more vulnerable to it because they often hold lower-paying, lower-authority and lower-status jobs compared to men” (Ontario Human Rights Commission); in addition, female employees are vulnerable to being targeted for vexatious comments and behaviors rooted in sexist and conservative attitudes about work, women and gender roles.
Offenders are solely responsible for their own behaviour. The law is clear: without consent, it is sexual assault. In addition to saying No, there are many ways of communicating non-compliance.
Less than 10% of sexual assaults are reported to the police (Brennan, S. Misconceptions about the use of alcohol and/or substances and sexual violence shift the blame to the victim/survivor.
A person should always ask to ensure his advances are wanted.
The idea that women “ask for it” is often used by offenders to rationalize their behaviour. This percentage is closer to 6% according to Toronto Police (Many offenders will rationalize their behavior by saying that because she didn’t actually say “no”, so they thought consent was obtained.