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Sat Jan 13, 2018, 08:27 PM

A choice many women have had to make: sexual favors or lose their homes.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42404270

Sellers remembers the first time the agency's inspector, a former North Carolina state police officer named Eric Pender, came to the property with a clipboard in hand. As she continued to clean, she says the conversation quickly turned from the house to Sellers' personal life.

"'Where's your boyfriend?' 'Why you don't have a man here cleaning?'" Sellers says he asked her. "And I'm like, 'I don't have time for a man, I just came out of prison, I'm trying to get my life right.'"

Undeterred, Sellers says Pender asked her if she "gives head" or if she'd ever been paid for sex, implying that his signature on the inspection was the only thing standing between her and a place to live. At one point, she says he called her into the bathroom under the pretence of showing her a needed repair. She says he pulled her in by her hips, blocked the doorway and took out his penis. She managed to push him out of the way.

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Every year, hundreds of state and federal civil lawsuits are filed against landlords, property owners, building superintendents and maintenance workers alleging persistent, pervasive sexual harassment and misconduct, covering everything from sexual remarks to rape. This includes so-called "quid pro quo" sexual harassment, wherein the perpetrator demands sex in exchange for rent or repairs.

"In employment, you leave. It's horrible, but you can leave and go home," says Kelly Clarke, a supervising lawyer at the Fair Housing Project of Legal Aid of North Carolina. "This is somebody who can invade your home."

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Reply A choice many women have had to make: sexual favors or lose their homes. (Original post)
pnwmom Jan 2018 OP
KPN Jan 2018 #1
mythology Jan 2018 #2
KPN Jan 2018 #4
IluvPitties Jan 2018 #6
Ken Burch Jan 2018 #5
IluvPitties Jan 2018 #3
Control-Z Jan 2018 #7

Response to pnwmom (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 09:50 PM

1. Shoot 'em!

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Response to KPN (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 09:53 PM

2. Or we can learn to keep our hands to ourselves

 

Women don't exist for us to have sex with them.

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Response to mythology (Reply #2)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 10:00 PM

4. Guys who pull crap like that are scum.

It goes far beyond keeping their hands to themselves.

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Response to KPN (Reply #4)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 10:05 PM

6. Trump said to Howard Stern once that

women with emotional issues are the best in bed...

Let that sink in...

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Response to KPN (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 10:03 PM

5. Or just use pruning shears.

 

(I assume I don't need to elaborate).

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Response to pnwmom (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 09:56 PM

3. Horrible! I am sure this is common with law enforcement too.

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Response to pnwmom (Original post)

Sun Jan 14, 2018, 01:48 AM

7. K&R

This needs to be at the top of the Greatest Threads page. Everyone should know about this. I thought I had experienced it all. This is new to me and so gawd damned awful. So damn awful.

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