Rhian Ramos, matapang na ikinuwento ang naranasang sexual harrasment

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Rhian Ramos, matapang na ikinuwento ang naranasang sexual harrasment

Rhian Ramos
Rhian Ramos

Rhian Ramos was fuming mad because nahipuan siya ng isang guy.

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Isang mahabang aria ang ipinost ni Rhian on her Facebook account.

“Two nights ago, a friend invited me out, and because I had been turning everyone down for the past four months (as I had been working on a show) I decided to go.

“On the same night, some guy was out, partying a little too hard and goes up to me and squeeze my rear.”

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“Naiyak lang ako. I told 2 guy friends about what happened. The first talked to the guy, came back to me and said ‘hindi daw siya yung gumawa nun.’

“This made me feel even worse.

“So my 2nd friend stepped in and asked me if I wanted the man thrown out.

“I said I wanted an apology.”

“I was in tears. I then went after him and emotionally, I was out for blood… but I was too late. The security told me he had taken his car and left.

“That wasn’t something I was willing to let go.”

Unwarranted daw ang pambabastos lalo pa’t hindi naman naka-dress nang sexy ang aktres.

“I was in slacks, and a loose top. At no point did I even make eye contact with this man.

“What did I do to ask for this?”

“I realized that EVEN IF I had been scantily dressed, it is NOT the woman’s fault that a guy would treat her that way.

“That moment, sir, says more about the kind of man that you are.

“I hated him even more for making me question myself.”

Alam na ni Rhian ang identity ng guy. May asawa ito at mga anak kaya hindi niya ito pinangalanan.

“It turns out he has daughters and for their sake, he will remain anonymous throughout this post. He’s back in Cebu and I won’t be speaking to him personally, but he can expect a message from me before this day ends.”

In the end, she said, “These things happen everywhere, all the time, and I want to speak to all of the people that this sitatution represents.

“To remind women to not question themselves.

“To remind guys to defend the honor of girls they invite out (and if you can’t do it, huwag ka nang mag-imbita.)

“To remind fathers to think about what they would do if someone had touched their daughters.

“And to encourage men to read up on what is considered as Sexual and Street Harassment.

“I hope street harassment will be penalized not only in QC, but in the rest of the Philippines as well.”

Lex Chika
by Alex Valentine Brosas

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