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Not only will he feel like an outcast even among his own gender, he is aware that he will face confrontation (not necessarily just physical, but in general) with his own gender.
Think about it – if any man who contemplates so much as harassment (from a man in a high position in an office to the dude at the bar) will fully know he will be confronted by a group of other men if anyone gets wind of his behavior, do you not think it would make a difference?
”I flash back to a rape awareness lecture during college orientation.
Do we actually need another voice in the cacophony condemning Weinstein, or are the millions of women who are telling their #Me Too stories good enough? Is it anything like the silence of the enablers at Miramax, or the Hollywood community who turned a blind eye because “hey, what are you gonna do?
If men openly declare no tolerance, then he will know he also loses the respect and support of his own gender if he behaves a certain way (commits the crime). Men will always pose a greater physical threat to other men than women do.
Once a perpetrator has to worry not only about his victim, but about other men as well, he is likely to think twice (at least in the case of harassment).
Is it better to speak up even if you have nothing meaningful to say?
Men can play a huge role here in teaching their sons. How many rapes and gang rapes have happened because some young men were afraid to stop it, or losing their place in the group because they interfered?
A woman can raise all the fuss she wants, and still be considered weaker or the victim by the perpetrator.
(If he wouldn’t have considered her in a “weaker” position, he wouldn’t have tried to begin with).
If all those men, however, would tell him that was a little over the top and rather uncalled-for, he was just knocked down a few notches by his own peers. Oftentimes, men who commit those crimes are not necessarily the most physically powerful.
When it comes to cat-calls and remarks in general, it is often not the fact that they were done at all, but the way things were said.