Upskirting - Should the gender of the skirt wearer matter?

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Re: Upskirting - Should the gender of the skirt wearer matte

Postby skirtyscot » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:21 pm

crfriend wrote:
skirtyscot wrote:Thanks to Mark Twain or Otto von Bismarck, depending on which sources you look up!

Either way it's libel on sausage-makers.


I don't know about that. A friend of mine worked in a pork pie factory for a few weeks. It put him off them for about a year. All the bits you didn't think you could eat went into them.
Keep on skirting,

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Upskirting to be crime after Lords back bill

Postby shadowfax » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:01 am

The upskirting bill has been passed by UK Parliament. :D
Link to BBC news report
Offenders will face up to two years in jail.
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Re: Upskirting - Should the gender of the skirt wearer matte

Postby dillon » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:11 am

We aren’t breaking any laws, simply stressing the mores for which we are not to blame. But to be realistic, we are doing what we do because we need to. We can claim we do it for our skirted brothers, but social change is generational, and what we do really is a benefit to social evolution for the generations of men that will follow us, And that’s fine with me. I do what I am personally compelled to do.
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Re: Upskirting - Should the gender of the skirt wearer matte

Postby Stu » Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:02 am

I have to say that I have never heard of this happening to anyone I know. Let's be honest - 90% of people in any public place at any given moment are wearing pants/trousers/shorts. I am only aware of this phenomenon from the media, so I have to wonder whether this really is a real problem or just something that has happened to a relatively small number of people ever, and it is being blown up as a major issue (e.g. by feminists seeking to portray women as victims and men as perverts).

I would say to anyone they might want to reflect on how many people they actually know personally who have experienced this. If it is endemic in public places, then fair enough - it's a problem that needs to be addressed. If, however, it is something we only find out about in the media, then it may be something of a rarity and not worth worrying about too much.
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Re: Upskirting - Should the gender of the skirt wearer matte

Postby moonshadow » Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:23 am

I'm sure it happens, but I don't think it's very common.

As for the media, the exist for one reason only, to generate ratings, and thus, advertising revenue.
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