With media so heavily focused on bad men, you might begin to think that there aren't any good ones left. To find out if this was the case, Twitter user @emrazz addressed their 137K followers, asking all males to share their experience in standing up to misogyny. (Facebook cover image: Alan Kotok)

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The tweet received 833 responses in just two days. And it wasn't just men telling their stories. Folks of both genders were applauding these random acts of kindness, saying their faith in humanity had just been restored.

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Marc
Community Member
2 years ago

Brave! Again, not many would understand the situation and less would help. Chances are high that they (the guys) put something in her drink. Still happens far too often. Glad the woman got out of it without any harm!

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Monday
Community Member
2 years ago

Replace "women" with "anyone" and you've got a perfect statement. Good on the guy for standing up to the sleazebag though.

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Tor Rolf Strøm
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2 years ago (edited)

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THANK GOODNESS!! U SAVED US FROM JOKES! We will be alright. We. will. be. all. right.

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Seeing this kind of activity on Twitter is especially interesting. The social network was dubbed as "a toxic place for women" by Amnesty International after the organization conducted a study there. Calling it Troll Patrol, the researchers used crowdsourcing, data sience & machine learning to "measure violence and abuse against women on Twitter."

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Major Houlihan Bear
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2 years ago

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Ew. 1. Ya sure grandpa didn't wanna protect your daughter from a cold? Cuz 2.if he did it for nipple-sakes, it is GROSS. MOVE AWAY NEVER SEE HIM AGAIN PROTECT THE CHILD

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
2 years ago

A friend's son quit his after-school electronica club because girls are recruited, then made secretary. He complained, nothing changed, he left.

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Pamela24
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2 years ago

Really nicely done, sir.

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"Our findings reveal the sheer scale and nature of online abuse faced by women and provides a resource to researchers and engineers interested in exploring the potential of machine learning in content moderation," Amnesty International wrote. "These findings are the result of a collaboration between Amnesty International and Element AI, a global artificial intelligence software product company. Together, we surveyed millions of tweets received by 778 journalists and politicians from the UK and US throughout 2017 representing a variety of political views, and media spanning the ideological spectrum. Using cutting-edge data science and machine learning techniques, we were able to provide a quantitative analysis of unprecedented scale of online abuse against women in the UK and USA."

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Chris Jones
Community Member
2 years ago

Absolutely!

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
2 years ago

Ha! I just about shot my coffee out of my nose! Your husband's a real mensch.

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Tor Rolf Strøm
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2 years ago

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OMG so toxic! He would surely have went on to cut up women into little pieces if that comment had gone unnoticed! You just saved the world from a serial killer. FHEW

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Together, they found out that "7.1% of tweets sent to the women in the study were 'problematic' or 'abusive.' This amounts to 1.1 million tweets mentioning 778 women across the year, or one every 30 seconds."

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Tor Rolf Strøm
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2 years ago

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If this is true, I hope you broke every bone in his body.

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Pamela24
Community Member
2 years ago

Very good point.

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Tor Rolf Strøm
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2 years ago

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SO HARMFUL! Purses are not typically for women, nah, never been that way.

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Furthermore, women of color, (black, Asian, Latinx and mixed-race women) were 34% more likely to be mentioned in abusive or problematic tweets than white women. "Black women were disproportionately targeted, being 84% more likely than white women to be mentioned in abusive or problematic tweets."

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Night Owl
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

Every kid should be able to choose themselves with which toy to play or what kind toy to get from their parents (as much as it's possible or realistic, of course)

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Monday
Community Member
2 years ago

That's probably why they respect you.

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Monday
Community Member
2 years ago

Also goes with guys. If you see a person is uncomfortable, give them an out. Be a long-lost friend and help them out.

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Among its conclusions, the study stated that "Twitter's data states that 2.8 million unique accounts were reported for abuse of which Twitter actioned 248,000 – approximately 9%. However, the data published only reflects unique accounts that were reported for abuse and actioned. Twitter should also publish the total number of tweets reported for abuse and hateful conduct - disaggregated by category - in order to avoid potentially underplaying the true scale of abuse on the platform."

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Night Owl
Community Member
2 years ago

Good advice, no matter the gender

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Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
2 years ago

Once my boss was harrassing an intern by make comments on how nice she looked and that he would love to spend some private time with her. I told him that I'd love to spend some private time with his wife to tell her what a jerk he was. Didn't change him much but at least it changed the way he treated female coworkers.

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Cesi Baca
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2 years ago

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Except maybe just call for help if you have your son w/ you.

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Chris Jones
Community Member
2 years ago

Why did he need a sandwich made if he had lunch? Though I totally agree with the outcome I'm just feeling a bit confused.

Pamela24
Community Member
2 years ago

To degrade the girl in a "joke" kind of way, most likely. Because women, as we all know, are put on this planet to serve men and make their lunches.

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CultOfBambi
Community Member
2 years ago

My standard response to the 'make me a sandwich' "joke" is 'Sure hon, but you'll have a hard time eating it because you'll be too busy picking your teeth up off the floor.'

Bacony
Community Member
1 year ago

What kind of sandwich is it? Bacon? Cheese? Knuckle?

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Monday
Community Member
2 years ago

Plot twist: The girl just makes really amazing sandwiches and her classmate really wanted one.

Daria B
Community Member
2 years ago

Then she took out her calculator and showed him the cost of that sandwich he ordered.

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Captain Foley
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

I once asked a woman to make me a sandwich, and she did. But that's because I was at Subway and she was the employee who does the food.

Dominique Funchess
Community Member
1 year ago

@hashwadoobies first of all it did not say that she got offended, it said the teacher OVERHEARD. Second of all you don’t know how people are and what the situation may be because if she had said something, you never know if she could get beat up, or anything.

Frozengeckolover
Community Member
2 years ago

My husband loudly tells me to "Get back in the kitchen!" sometimes and then I tell him to "Go fix the car!". We only do this around people we know. The real joke is that he does most of the cooking and I work on the cars. We love poking holes in gender stereotypes.

PeachPossum
Community Member
2 years ago

In our family the conversation would have gone something like this: "Hey, make me a sandwich!" "What's the matter? Broke your arms? Make it yourself."

Master Markus
Community Member
2 years ago

Why did this tweet end with an "I"? Does that mean something or is it just a mistake?

chi-wei shen
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2 years ago

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The teacher forced a minor under his authority to give up his property, which is a criminal form of coercion.

hashwadoobies
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2 years ago

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This is so dumb. Women need to learn how to not get offended at every little thing and learn to stop these kind of comments with a witty retort. I get told to make sandwhiches all the time at my job in a male dominated industry. You know what I say back?? "go turn a wrench, go mow a lawn or better yet, change my damn oil cause that's a "mans job""

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CultOfBambi
Community Member
2 years ago

Or under a bus.

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OI Loi
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2 years ago

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I don't see how this has to do with rape or harassment

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Tor Rolf Strøm
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2 years ago

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She's still a great player, even though someone talks about her outfit, isn't she?

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Tor Rolf Strøm
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2 years ago

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U sir, are saving the planet! SAVING US ALL FROM JOKES! Thank god, we don't need to laugh ever again. The way it should be.

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The Girl on Fire
Community Member
2 years ago

Did you really..did you really have to make a Jake Paul reference?

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Kjorn
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2 years ago

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but why it's ok to girls to say a guy has a great ass? why we can just stop being hypocrite and just say both sex objectify the other one sometime?

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Daria B
Community Member
2 years ago

She was freakin' pushing her baby in a stroller and they still..... What do these men have their heads for? Decoration? Because obviously there's no brain within those skulls. We need more people like the brave guy who confronted them.

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Dilly Millandry
Community Member
2 years ago

If only - but nice way to shut it down.

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
2 years ago

That's perfect

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Tor Rolf Strøm
Community Member
2 years ago

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Surely this is a joke? You know what's not cool man? You. You are not cool. I mean, being stoned to death for being a rape victim is terrible and all, but have you ever been called little lady? that sh*t hurts.

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Klaudiia Sherbatzky
Community Member
2 years ago

Everyday at work I have a customer that comes and call me names , like : Hey how you doing? Me: Thank you , fine , what about you? Him: you are sooo sexy, Oh my god you are soooo sexy...why don´t you give me your number and we go out? Me: NO thank you He: why not? I can come to your house and we can drink something? Miziii pitziii sexy girl , baby you are looking goooooddd - THIS IS EVERYDAY and I am sooo sick of that. I´m ignoring him when he starts talk to me this way but he don´t stop. AND he has a wife and kids at home. This is so disgusting, he disgusts me! I have no problem with people tell me I am looking good or something but he is doing that in a disgusting way. And when I say he should please stop with this he say´s why? I should take this as a compliment that a man like him is attracted to me......

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