How the #MeToo Movement Has Impacted the Average Workplace –

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The phrase “me too” was actually originally coined by Tarana Burke back in 2006. It was used  to help women who had survived sexual assault feel as though they had a voice. But the #MeToo movement really started to gain popularity and become a force in 2017, when actress Alyssa Milano tweeted about it, suggesting people use the hashtag if they had ever been victims of sexual assault.

Milano’s tweet ignited a firestorm in Hollywood, in the political world, and in the everyday lives of women all over the world. Huge names in Hollywood, including Harvey Weinstein, Woody Allen, and Kevin Spacey were all named as assaulters. Weinstein has been in prison since 2018 and faces a life sentence for his crimes against women.

Senator Al Franken resigned from office after being called out on sexual allegations as well. Matt Lauer was fired from The Today Show after hosting the morning…

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