Don’t let a Capitol elevator door close if there’s a man in there alone.
In an office or conference room, don’t let a man close the door behind you.
Those were tips given to a female assistant to a Democratic lobbyist as she first stepped into the State Capitol in Springfield. The lobbyist said he gave her advice about policy and who to meet. But his female co-workers immediately gave the woman — an Ivy-league law school graduate — tips on how to avoid being sexual harassed, including what time to leave if she didn’t want unwanted attention at a Springfield bar.