• Svetlana Shkolnikova

Sexual harassment no longer a silent secret as #MeToo, Trump embolden women to speak out

Updated: Jan 10, 2018

When Anita Hill stepped into the spotlight 26 years ago to accuse then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, she faced a skeptical all-male Senate Judiciary Committee and a dismissive public.

For decades, her testimony served as a cautionary tale for women.

To speak out was to become part of a “he said, she said” narrative and it was the “he” that usually drowned out the “she.”

No more.

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