Some say comics need to reflect real life. Well, nothing's been more real lately than celebrities and politicians being accused of inappropriate conduct. Ben has never been the most pc of heroes and has shown a rather bizarre fondness for spanking. Should he be fired from the team or at least have to take a sexual harassment class?
Johnny, Reed, She-Hulk, and Thundra should also attend.
Families do this sort of thing ALL OF THE TIME. Nothing inappropriate in that Sue panel.
Also, based on the evidence, he does this to guys too. It's not a sexual thing.