Sarcasm or not? Nigerian man’s tweet sparks convo on sexual harassment of men by women

Francis Akhalbey Aug 1, 2018 at 12:00pm

August 01, 2018 at 12:00 pm | Lifestyle

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Content Manager

August 01, 2018 at 12:00 pm | Lifestyle

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Well, like or not, it’s arguably a fact that almost all reported sexual harassment cases on men are mostly ridiculed by both sexes.

Men who tend to report these cases instead of being supported are rather overlooked, perceived as “weak” and sometimes framed as men who display “fragile masculinity”.

This is, however, rather unfortunate. The prompt attention and seriousness that is mostly given to reported female sexual harassment cases should also reciprocate to those of men.

A Twitter user by name @geokaycee recently shared a post about how a girl made sexual advances at him when she apparently realized he was drunk. Even though he resisted her advances, she still persisted.

Take a look at his tweets below:

Be it sarcasm or not, a huge chunk of the response he got (from men) delved towards the extreme seriousness of the issue and how it would have been treated had the tables turned, that is if it had rather happened to a woman.

A curious and confused user tried finding out if the comments were mere sarcasm:

Here are some of the responses the user got:

Have your say on this. What’s your take on sexual harassment of men by women?  Why isn’t it mostly taken seriously?

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