2017 has been a banner year for speaking out against sexual assault.
In early October, reports surfaced that producer Harvey Weinstein of the eponymous Weinstein company had sexually harassed, assaulted and raped over 80 women, and that he'd further kept his victims from speaking out by hiring actual Israeli spies to gaslight and intimidate them. Within days, numerous other accusations against other prominent men came gushing out.
Former 'Marco Polo' producer hits Harvey Weinstein, TWC with $10m sexual harassment suit https://t.co/uJXrLuyuPP https://t.co/fJ7uBzG5Ee— The Hollywood Reporter (@The Hollywood Reporter)1513828040.0
‘Your #silence is the problem’: #RoseMcGowan to #MerylStreep over the #HarveyWeinstein issue as stars plan to wear… https://t.co/gS4IQLT2GY— Snippd (@Snippd)1513744538.0
Because everyone keeps asking me… YES, the men WILL be standing in solidarity with women on this wearing-all-black movement to protest against gender inequality at this year’s Golden Globes. At least ALL MY GUYS will be.
actors/actresses wearing black to the #GoldenGlobes2018 is good i guess but can you imagine if they just decided to… https://t.co/DyyCphEwlX— i don’t run i walk, love (@i don’t run i walk, love)1514510768.0
The Rock, Tom Hiddleston and Armie Hammer to join actresses protesting sexual harassment at Golden Globes by wearin… https://t.co/aqus7D4Df1— Grazia UK (@Grazia UK)1514121244.0
This is a weak statement...they could have at least made a better one by wearing a color that pops more like red or… https://t.co/FoaruPNK4l— I LOVE JATAVIA (@I LOVE JATAVIA)1514579766.0
I need interviewers on Golden Globes red carpet to ask actors "Are you wearing black as a protest or because of the dress code?"— lets get down to business to defeat the huns (@gryffinbar) December 29, 2017