In response to Laura Perrins: Blame the Swinging Sixties for the #MeToo mess,
John Birch wrote:
You have to have lived through the sexual revolution when women were told now you don’t have to get pregnant you can have as much sex as you want with no consequences to fully appreciate the absolute hypocrisy of Me Too.
Women were told endlessly in their magazines about how all their problems could be solved with far more sex, stop thinking about saving yourself for the right man.
Sex is fun, pleasure, liberating, gets rid of all your hang ups and acting like men always have is now your right. Casual sex is fun get out there and do it.
Newspapers full of ladettes as role models boasting about how many blokes they’ve had (if they could remember) and the vast quantity of drugs and booze when they were having fun.
You’re underage – not a problem you’ve got a right to have as much sex as you want. Your school will help you to access contraception and obviously no one will tell your parents. It’s your choice what you do with your body, you’re making an informed choice.
If you’re 14 and sh@gging a celebrity it’s no one’s business but yours.
It’s a lifestyle choice.
Pregnant? No problem, the doctor will arrange an abortion and obviously no word to your parents. What’s it got to do with them?
And now we’re expected to be horrified that some bloke touched you up 30 years ago.
And never forget it’s only sexual harassment if she doesn’t fancy you.
It’s a bit of harmless fun if she does.