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“Again and again, people told me sexism is no longer a problem—that women are equal now, more or less, and if you can’t take a joke or take a compliment, then you need to stop being so ‘frigid’ and get a sense of humor,” Laura Bates, the 26-year-old London-based founder of Everyday Sexism tells us. “Even if I couldn’t solve the problem right away, I was determined that nobody should be able to tell us we couldn’t talk about it anymore.”
The daughter-in-law of an Archie Comics co-founder allegedly burst into a corporate meeting at the comics company and screamed out these three words as she pointed around the room full of men. She’s been sued for sexual harassment.