An introvert’s guide to speaking up for what’s right

Picture this: You’re crammed into a humid, overcrowded New York City subway car, lurching along the tracks with no air conditioning.

Suddenly, the guy three seats away from you grabs a standing rider’s behind, and squeezes.

She yelps and takes a few steps away, and is visibly shaken—but no one else in the car seems to have noticed what just happened. If they have, they’re doing a studious job of ignoring it.

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