Harvey’s Dent

“Sexual harassment is about power, not sex, and it has taken women of extraordinary power to overcome the disadvantage that most accusers face.” The Harvey Weinstein case feels like it could be a watershed moment for sexual harassment accusations. The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer looks at some of the reasons why, with some help from Anita Hill. “People often believe the myth that only conventionally beautiful women are harassed—and so it didn’t seem that far-fetched to people that this would happen to beautiful starlets who we all know and love.”

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