According to Wikipedia, the "Me Too" movement (or "#MeToo", with local alternatives in other languages) spread virally in October 2017 as a hashtag used on social media to help demonstrate the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, especially in the workplace. It followed soon after the public revelations of sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein. The phrase created by Tarana Burke was popularized by Alyssa Milano when she encouraged women to tweet it to "give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem". Since then, the phrase has been posted online millions of times, often with an accompanying personal story of sexual harassment or assault.

Read The #MeToo Article By A Rape Survivor That A Texas Attorney Was Fired For Posting On Facebook

from The Federalist,

A top lawyer resigned from his job at the Office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday just hours after posting a Federalist article criticizing aspects of the #MeToo movement. In a since-deleted Facebook post, on Wednesday Associate Deputy Attorney General Andrew D. Leonie shared an article authored by Federalist Senior Contributor D.C. McAllister.

Leonie’s Facebook post linked to an article entitled “Can We Be Honest About Women?” authored by McAllister, who is a survivor of sexual assault. “Here’s a little secret we have to say out loud: Women love the sexual interplay they experience with men, and they relish men desiring their beauty,” McAllister writes. “Why? Because it is part of their nature.” “As a society, we need to encourage both sexes to become comfortable with who they are naturally and all the messy, uncomfortable, stumbling, tantalizing, and glorious twists and turns that come with it,” she continues. “Men and women need to show each other grace and respect as they engage as sexual beings in whatever sphere they interact.” The article explicitly condemns sexual assault, but argues that what some call sexual assault doesn’t deserve that label and expanding its definition into innocent behavior hurts both men and women. In the past, McAllister has written about how our society has emboldened men in positions of power to think they can get away with sexually harassing or assaulting women.

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