Perhaps I should hve said stare and act inappropriately. I understand the challenges of hormones, but that does not excuse one from being respectful and courteous. If uncomfortable and inappropriate behavior is allowed to start by saying, it is the woman/girl/female’s fault she dressed that way. Nope, not appropriate response in my opinion. Fast forward 10 years, this sentence is said in court: “She was asking for it, look how she was dressed.” Why didn’t we (society) start earlier explaining why that is not acceptable?
I understand about dress codes and their impact, I went to a private boarding school for high school. I was able to have my style, still do as I own over 50 Star Wars ties. I believe in being dressed appropriately and I do not think either side is beyond reproach. I have seen a saleswoman wear a low cut top with the company logo on the top, in between her breasts. She had the shirt made, it was not a company item.
But these are my opions and experiences. Everyone’s can be different. My hope is that we can treat everyone respectfully no matter their gender identity.