Dealing with Inappropriate Events

Sandra Houston, PhD: Dealing with Inappropriate Events

Suggestions for how to deal with sexist comments.

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Sexual Harassment: It's Not Just You
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Standing Out as a Woman
An alternative way to approach being the only woman in a given situation.

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Stressors, Sex, and Sexism: A Wrongfully Assumed Affair
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Words of Wisdom: Dr. Levitus
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