A Simple #MeToo Guide for Looking at Women on the Street: Glancing Vs. Staring

I don’t hold eye contact, I don’t look for more than a second and I don’t let my gaze linger. I do all these things out of respect for one simple fact.

I live in New York City. When I walk down the street, I see literally thousands of women a month walking past me. Women of all ages, shapes and sizes. The range of interactions has some variability, but 95% of the time, it works like this: Many of the women I glance at are intentionally not looking at me.

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Author THE LITTLE #METOO BOOK FOR MEN https://www.amazon.com/dp/0983466963 Writer/speaker on inclusion, masculinity. BBC, New York Times- http://remakingmanhood

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