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A naysayer even harassed Mike Blejer, an actor, comic and sexual assault survivor online because he challenged him on Facebook.

"You can be funny and still have terrible, and poorly reasoned opinions." he told Revelist. 

He said he's speaking up because he knows how big of a problem this is.

"At the end of the day this isn't about one guy. It's about how we can stop this in the future. Because right now it's fucking constant," said Blejer. He added that he knows many women who have dealt with some sort of uncomfortable sexual situation.  

Blejer, who met Glaser at an audition for a commercial, said he gets frustrated with the excuses men use to distract from the bigger conversation, like women seeking fame, money or attention.

"What money? There's no rape money. When someone talks about rape, you get attention. When I talk about sexual assault I get a lot of personal letters. That feels nice, but holy fucking shit that's not what I'm doing it for," he told Revelist. "There are crazy people in the world. But there aren't that many. You know what crazy people have never done? Banded together and say 'let's point at this one guy and call him a rapist.'"  

While the survivor who spoke to Revelist is glad to see men speak out, she'd like to see the support in their behavior offline, too. 

"I find it interesting that there are many male comedians making supportive comments publicly," she wrote, "while their behavior offline is still strongly stuck in supporting the rape culture."

She thinks the best way to make change is if clubs, and everyone, follow in UCB's path and not only believe women, but treat them with respect — both on and off the stage.

"The comedy scene can get rid of this behavior by having no tolerance for it," she wrote. "Comedians need to pull up their peers for any untoward behavior."

As for Glaser, he's still maintaining his innocence. 

In a comment on one of his fellow male comedian's posts, an otherwise silent Glaser denied the allegations.

On Saturday, he also posted, then deleted, a status announcing the ban, and denouncing said allegations.

photo: Revelist
photo: Revelist
photo: Revelist

He did not respond to Revelist's request for comment. 

Regardless, the survivor told Revelist she feels less alone.

"For the past few years I've felt disgusting. Like I'm this horrible human being. That I did something wrong," she told Revelist. "When this came out I felt like hey, this is him, not me."

UPDATE - [4:13 PM:] Screenshots of Glaser's Facebook statement have been added to this piece. 

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article attributed the post in the women's Facebook group to a UCB staff member. The admin of the group just copy and pasted text that an alleged victim sent to her. The article has been updated to reflect the attribution. 

CORRECTION: Two screenshots included in this piece featured a male comedian making a joke about Aaron Glaser and have been removed. Revelist wrote the comedian behind the post made light of the severity of the situation. The comedian contacted Revelist and clarified that his post was meant in jest, and he did not attend to make light of the allegations nor does he support Aaron Glaser.