An open letter appears in @LaOpinionLA and @nytimes today from us to our sisters in the Farm Worker’s Union. It’s also a call to arms. We’ve started a legal defense fund supporting those across industries who’ve experienced abuse in the workplace. Join us. #TIMESUP (link in bio) pic.twitter.com/Zr5C4QgcXg
— Amber Tamblyn (@ambertamblyn) January 1, 2018
Hundreds of women in the entertainment industry who’ve spoken up about male harassment of women in the workplace have joined with policy experts to launch a new organization. Time’s Up exists to promote equal representation for women, develop better public and private harassment policies, and provide legal aid for working class women facing sexual harassment.
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