In the past few months, a slew of prominent women have stepped forward with their own stories about sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.
Here are six of the most notable examples.
Jessica Valenti Jessica Valentin was an executive producer on the show “Mad Men” from 2007 to 2015.
She was the first woman to be hired on the network in the past decade.
She’s also been a vocal advocate for women’s issues.
Valentin’s memoir, “My Big Fat Feminist Brain,” was published earlier this year.
Jen Richards Jen Richards was an actor on “Breaking Bad.”
She is also an outspoken advocate for the rights of trans women.
In 2016, Richards tweeted that “men need to stop pretending to be feminists and start believing in themselves.”
Leslie Jones Leslie Jones was an outspoken feminist who has been outspoken about her experience working in Hollywood.
She wrote a memoir, Born This Way, in 2018.
Jones is also the author of the popular book “You Can’t Do That To Me: The Truth About Being White in America.”
Lena Dunham Lena Dunham is the author, voice-over artist, and actress best known for her role on HBO’s “Girls.”
She recently released a memoir titled “The Girl Next Door,” in which she details her experience as a trans woman in the media.
Emma Watson Emma Watson is the actress best-known for her work on “Game of Thrones.”
She also has been an outspoken supporter of feminism.
In 2018, she wrote a book titled “A Thousand Little Pieces: An Unpacking of My Life.”
Gloria Steinem Gloria Steineom is a professor at Yale Law School.
She is the founder of the American Institute of Legal Studies.
She recently penned an op-ed for The Washington Post that was published this month.