This watershed moment in acknowledging and acting on allegations of sexual harassment has rightfully extended beyond Hollywood, but there’s a reason we’re still calling it The Weinstein Effect. Now, advocacy group Women in Film (WIF) is taking steps to ensure victims in the entertainment industry continue to be heard.
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Today they launched a help line — available at (323) 545-0333 Monday through Friday, 10am-5pm PST — for harassment victims in the entertainment world of any gender. The line is aimed at helping survivors decide the path forward for them, and, if they choose it, provides a pro bono legal aid panel, as well as resources for connecting callers with mental health counselors, law enforcement, and both civil and criminal litigators. Read more…
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