College Student Gets Research Mentor Fired Over Thong Comment 😲

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Picture this: you're a hardworking college senior, dedicated to your research lab and passionate about your work. You've had a great mentor, but they've moved on, and now you're stuck with a new one who's condescending, mansplaining, and making offensive comments. Then, one day, they make a comment about your thong. What would you do? 🤔 This is the story of a young woman who decided to report her mentor, leading to his dismissal. But now she's feeling remorseful and questioning her actions. Let's dive into the details of this dramatic tale. 😮

New Mentor, New Problems 😒

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The Mansplaining Mentor 🙄

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The Thong Incident 😳

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A Creepy Comment 😨

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Awkward Apology 😐

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Seeking Advice 🤔

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Taking Action ✊

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The Unexpected Outcome 😲

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Clarifications 📝

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Leggings and Mansplaining 🤷

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Mentor's Misguided Explanations 🙅

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Political Misunderstandings 🗳️

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Mentor Fired Over Thong Comment: Right or Wrong? 🤷‍♀️

So, our college student reported her mentor's inappropriate thong comment, and he ended up getting fired. Now she's feeling a bit remorseful, wondering if she did the right thing. Did she go too far, or was it the right move to stand up for herself? 😕 Let's see what people think about this situation and how they would've handled it. 🍿

Commenter is not the a**hole for getting mentor fired over creepy behavior 😍

xbxblast | xbxblast

Commenter and replies condemn inappropriate mentor behavior and rape culture 😡

DancingStormtrooper | DancingStormtrooper

Standing up to harassment takes courage 💪🏼

smoltims | smoltims

Grad students share experiences with harassment training, support NTA's actions.

rns1113 | rns1113

Reporting the inappropriate behavior of a PhD candidate was a huge service to future women in academia. We all need to weed out these people from their fields. 👏

BroadElderberry | BroadElderberry

Lab supervisor's inappropriate comment leads to mentor's firing 😲

CaliLemonEater | CaliLemonEater

Commenter gets called out for victim-blaming, NTA for reporting.

Wang_Tsung | Wang_Tsung

Debate over responsibility for inappropriate workplace behavior. 🤔

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Male postdoc supports OP, emphasizes importance of professionalism and safety 💪

Justib | Justib

Women's discomfort with the mentor's behavior is likely widespread 🤔

MissUnderstand3 | MissUnderstand3

Debate over whether a thong is appropriate work attire. NTA wins.

McDabbertin1 | McDabbertin1

Speaking up against inappropriate behavior can have consequences for harassers 😊

AcrylicTooth | AcrylicTooth

Wardrobe malfunction leads to firing and debate over professionalism 😷

something10294 | something10294

Research mentor's inappropriate comment leads to his firing 😲

lila_fauns | lila_fauns

Underwear at work? ESH. Commenter suggests polite feedback approach.

KaffeeKaethe | KaffeeKaethe

Standing up against harassment is always the right thing 👊

FaizerLaser | FaizerLaser

Creepy mentor fired after repeated inappropriate behavior. Justice served. 💯

boyoooo- | boyoooo-

How to discreetly inform a coworker about see-through clothes 🤷‍♀️

curahn | curahn

Yoga pants debate leads to mentor's firing over inappropriate comment 😑

shades-of-gray312 | shades-of-gray312

Support for firing mentor over inappropriate behavior.

Smashmiler | Smashmiler

Protecting students' safety and dignity in academia 👏

Arete823 | Arete823

Mixed feelings on the situation, but consensus on creepy behavior 😐

heathenINeden | heathenINeden

Polite feedback would have sufficed, but he went frat bro 😒

Marcultist | Marcultist

Empowering response to victim blaming. You go, NTA! 💪

nimchoo | nimchoo

Mobile security trainer fired for inappropriate comments. NTA. 😲

Anime_Blushies | Anime_Blushies

Standing up for yourself is never wrong 👏

nomad_1970 | nomad_1970

Firing a research mentor over a thong comment. NTA wins.

saucynoodlelover | saucynoodlelover

ESH. Mentor made people uncomfortable but mentee's attitude sucks.

themediumchunk | themediumchunk

Defending yoga pants and calling out creeps. NTA wins.

bigcinnamonroll | bigcinnamonroll

Standing up against workplace harassment is always the right thing 💪

Korlat_Eleint | Korlat_Eleint

Supportive commenters agree that the mentor deserved to be fired 👏

hikio123 | hikio123

Respectful workplace boundaries should never be crossed 🙌

almightypariah_16 | almightypariah_16

Support for firing of creepy academic over inappropriate comment 💪

Ersatzrealism | Ersatzrealism

Defending wardrobe malfunction, condemning inappropriate actions 👍

SaltCityStitcher | SaltCityStitcher

Taking a stand against sexism in academia 💪

faerie_spit420 | faerie_spit420

Standing up against sexual harassment - good job! 💪

Sims-Houston | Sims-Houston

College student stands up to creepy research mentor 😊

sassyandsweer789 | sassyandsweer789

Standing up to harassment is always the right thing 💪

biggrlpanties | biggrlpanties

Standing up against harassment - NTA saves the day 💪

kaptain_amerika7 | kaptain_amerika7

Agreement with NTA comment on firing mentor over inappropriate behavior

Query8897 | Query8897

Creepy mentor gets what he deserves 👏

boscarooth | boscarooth

Commenter defends OP's actions in getting mentor fired for inappropriate behavior.

Silamy | Silamy

Grad student defends firing of mentor over harassment, supports victim. 💪

shabbydermis | shabbydermis

A supportive comment on the power dynamics in academia. 👏

insomniac29 | insomniac29

Commenter supports firing of mentor over inappropriate comments 👍

Visible-Mall | Visible-Mall

Empowering response to standing up against inappropriate behavior. 💪

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Support for firing mentor over inappropriate comment about clothing transparency.

N0DuckingWay | N0DuckingWay

Standing up to inappropriate behavior is always the right thing 👍

TheBrassDancer | TheBrassDancer

Reporting discomfort in the work environment is important 👍

hopefulcaterpiller | hopefulcaterpiller

Embarrassing wardrobe malfunction leads to inappropriate workplace behavior and consequences 😲

iamthenightrn | iamthenightrn

Standing up for oneself and others against inappropriate behavior 💪

ginaaa22 | ginaaa22

Post-doc fired for inappropriate comment, NTA stands up for herself 💪

MyFaceSaysItsSugar | MyFaceSaysItsSugar

Standing up to inappropriate behavior is always NTA 👏

Chaotic_Newt99 | Chaotic_Newt99

Standing up against inappropriate behavior in academia. 💪

usernaym44 | usernaym44

Supportive comment saves others from crappy experience 👏

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Male professor supports student's bravery in speaking up against harassment 💪

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Commenter defends student's actions against inappropriate behavior 🔥

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Standing up for what's right can make a difference ✊

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Commenter receives validation for standing up for themselves. 👍

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