A NEW hashtag is unconditional the world, enlivening women to pronounce up if they have been sexually harassed.
It comes in the arise of the Harvey Weinstein allegations and has even widespread to Whitehall and the Houses of Parliament – here’s the lowdown…
What does the “Me Too” hashtag mean?
Women from all over the universe have come brazen to share their story of being sexually harassed.
They have finished it on social media using the hashtag “Me Too”, which aims to show the bulk of passionate assault.
So distant over half a million women have tweeted Me Too.
How did the Me Too hashtag start?
The hashtag started trending worldwide after a call to movement from singer Alyssa Milano.
It was in the arise of Hollywood noble Harvey Weinstein’s rain over of allegations of passionate bungle travelling decades.
Posting on Twitter, Alyssa upheld along a idea from a crony that women who have been sexually tormented or assaulted post “Me Too” to give people a clarity of the bulk of the problem.
More than two dozen women – among them actresses Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow – have done accusations against Weinstein including rape and passionate assault.
Weinstein insists passionate family he had were consensual.
The hashtag is in support of all women who have been sexually tormented by someone.
Men have also been using the hashtag to show support to women and to exhibit their own incidents of abuse too.
Alyssa’s convene call has sparked off other hashtags too.
In France, Twitter users are using #balancetonporc or “expose the pig” to inspire women to name and shame their attackers, while #Womenwhoroar is being used to inspire victims of passionate abuse to pronounce up.
Which stars have tweeted the Me Too hashtag?
Alyssa’s former co-star on TV’s Charmed, Rose McGowan, tweeted in support of the campaign.
She has accused Weinstein of raping her.
She has turn an outspoken online censor of both Weinstein and Hollywood’s enlightenment of objectification of women.
Stars who have tweeted “Me Too” to contend they have been sexually tormented at some indicate in their lives by someone included:
- Lady Gaga
- Monica Lewinsky
- Debra Messing
- Gabrielle Union
- Anna Paquin
- Patricia Arquette
- Rosario Dawson
- Rachel Wood
- America Ferrea
- Sheryl Crow
- Gillian Anderson
- Rosario Dawson
- Selma Blair
- Labour MP Stella Creasy
Meanwhile, Olympic bullion medallist McKayla Maroney claims she was sexually assaulted by her former USA Gymnastics doctor.
She posted a matter on Twitter observant convicted sex delinquent Larry Nassar began molesting her when she was 13 and continued for 7 years.
What’s going on at Westminster?
A secret list of sex-pest MPs are among politicians listed in a WhatsApp organisation set up by mad womanlike researchers, secretaries and aides.
The organisation was created to share horror stories and advise new recruits of cheap bosses.
Reports embody tales of MPs groping staff in rises and a Minister branded “Not Safe In Taxis” since of his erratic hands.