Perspective | Stories Of Uncle Sam’s Pervasive Culture Of Sexual Misconduct
Perspective | Stories of Uncle Sam’s pervasive culture of sexual misconduct
Denice Rice, a Forest Service employee, who says she suffered retaliation after complaining about a supervisor who “poked my breast.” (Photo courtesy of Denice Rice)At the end of my last column, covering a House committee report on sexual misconduct in the federal government, I asked readers about their experiences and their views on how pervasive that misconduct is.
It was not a scientific survey, but based on the responses, it is safe to say that Uncle Sam has not escaped the poisonous culture of assumed male privilege over female bodies that is pervasive generally.
The previous column covered a …