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.”