Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is an issue that has been going on for a really long time. Although it is illegal, many individuals are still found to be involved in sexual harassment cases. I have picked this cartoon because it immediately pulls the viewers into the picture. This cartoon is specifically talking about Democratic senator Al Franken. It has happened many times in the world that people who get into higher positions often try to use that power in a negative way for their own personal agendas and desires. It has been happening for a long time and will continue to happen if people do not do something about it to stop it. It causes me grief that so many people, our people, are being exposed as ...

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is groping a sleeping woman’s breast. The woman in the photo, Leeann Tweeden, said that Al Franken kissed her forcibly and when she rejected his horrible actions, he retaliated. That is why she is instructing the other women “to stay together as a group, watch your step and if you are groped by a congressman, blow the whistle.” These words with the image prompts an immediate response from the viewers. The words, “stay together as a group,” is a symbol indicating that if women were to stick together, no man can try to harass them in any way. Moreover, I interpret the words, “watch your step,” to mean that women should also be careful of who they interact with and what their actions are with these types of people. The cartoonist, Gary Varvel, has specifically selected what he wants to feature, putting an emphasis on the women in it. To me, this picture means that many women should take a stand against sexual harassment, stick together and raise their voices in order to ...

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Added: 3/20/2018 11:15:12 AM
Submitted By: sarahwaghu
Category: Social Issues
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