WARNING: This article contains references to sexual abuse and may affect those who have experienced abuse or know someone affected by it.
Five years ago, Alyssa Milano put out a call.
In the wake of sexual assault allegations against film executive Harvey Weinstein uncovered in a New York Times investigation, the actor posted a message on Twitter urging others to come forward with their own stories.
“If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet,” she wrote, using a phrase first coined in 2006 by activist Tarana Burke to highlight the impact of sexual violence in racialized communities.
If you’ve been sexually harassed
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