Jousting for position in the dominance hierarchy is so ingrained for most men that it’s often done unconsciously. Sexual harassment is just a sexualized form of bullying (jockeying for position in the pecking order by showing women how they don’t belong there or making them feel uncomfortable). That’s another one of those “toxic masculinity” elements that needs to be addressed on a wider scale before I think we are going to make any real progress with curbing sexual harassment.

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