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If you thought the news of Harvey Weinstein and the larger more important discussion of sexual assault and sexual harassment was going to be relegated to last week, you’re wrong. After some women decided to boycott Twitter, others chose to use the platform to speak out about the issues of sexual assault and harassment in this country. And today, the hashtag #MeToo features everyday women who are sharing their stories of sexual assault and harassment or just acknowledging the fact that they’ve been affected. Actress Alyssa Milano is being credited with creating the hashtag; but in actuality, it was started 10-years-ago by consultant, blogger and advocate Tarana Burke.

Check out their stories on the following pages.

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