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Old 09-12-2019, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by filmore View Post
My guess is that there are certain distinct environments where men are assaulted (e.g. gang/drug violence, bar fights, etc), while women are more at a general risk. But this is all guessing on all of our parts. If anyone can show that assault rates are 50/50 regardless of environment, I'd be very interested to see it.
If you can show that women are more at risk walking out of a gym, in whatever fashion, than in their own homes and their workplaces, I'd be very interested to see it.

In the meantime, how about you stop advising other people to base their decision-making on your guesses?

-- and I have hired quite a lot of contractors, nearly all of them male and some of them jerks in other ways, and I've never had any of them try to harass me, or even to ask me out.