Like every other work industry on the spectrum, sexual harassment is very much existent in the political sphere. And in the midst of women coming out with claims against Al Franken and Roy Moore, there are also those who will try to discredit these accusations. This social climate is what ruined Anita Hill's professional reputation when she accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment in the workplace. This is the culture that is clearly still prominent today and we should remember is present when we wonder why women often struggle to admit to being subjected to harassment.
Nov 23, 2017