I was 24 when I was embroiled in a high-profile lawsuit. This was 2014, long before, en masse and on social media, we said #MeToo and #TimesUp. At the time, I felt completely alone. Visceral, hateful online harassment from strangers left me paranoid and anxious for years afterward. I suffered from panic attacks and found myself drinking to calm my nerves. Outward support was almost nonexistent.
Today we’re experiencing a sea change in attitudes toward the treatment of women, but progress in workplace gender equality is moving far more slowly—so slowly that the Center for American Progress called women’s professional advancement “a stalled revolution” in a 2017 report.
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