You return home to the loving embrace of your partner, who asks you how your day was. Too ashamed to tell her how passively you handled the situation at work, you reply simply that it was “good”.
As the weeks go on, your colleagues start cracking jokes about your sexual orientation, and both your male and female coworkers begin to flirt with you more.
Artwork: Tara Krebs,“You’ll Distract The Boys!”: A Choose-Your-Own Compendium of Female Existence, 2018. Books are available at the J-Wing Library. Installed as part of the exhibition Art & Storytelling: Speak Up! (Aug 27 – Dec 14, 2018). Learn more here.
This artwork discusses sensitive information about sexual assault and harassment that may bring up difficult feelings for some viewers.
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