If your news organization is comfortable suggesting to its 700K+ social media audience that “having a penis thrust in your face at a drunken dorm party may seem like harmless fun”, what is else is your news organization capable of? What is your news organization *not* capable of?
What a jarring thing, that which we have grown so comfortable excusing as “frat boy culture”. What a jarring thing, to think about what we launder in our media and in our lives. Boys will be boys, and girls will pay for it.
The fight is exhausting, but you keep going. You keep going for all the people who never made it into the spaces you now inhabit. You keep going despite all the people who tried to keep you out. You keep going for the people who keep going for you.