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Women victimized by sexual assault are uniting on Twitter with #MeToo

Right now, Twitter is filled with #MeToo replies in response to the recent Harvey Weinstein accusations that led to Rose McGowan’s Twitter suspension.

McGowan has claimed that Weinstein raped her and even spoke openly about it at the time, but was kept silent by several people in the industry.

She launched a series of tweets aimed at Hollywood personalities and execs.

Harvey Weinstein allegations have been flooding the news since revelations worth decades of assault became public, leading to the film executive being  taken out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Saturday.

Alyssa Milano, McGowan’s Charmed co-star tweeted earlier today, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘Me too’ as a reply to this tweet.”

She promptly sent, “Me too” herself.

Celebrities from across the Hollywood spectrum have shared their thoughts on #MeToo.

Gabrielle Union has opened up on Twitter, saying that the importance of exposure is why she mentioned her experience with rape in her recent new novel, We’re Going to Need More Wine.

There’s been a huge response to anti-sexual harassment that’s taken over social media.

Hollywood celebrities and non-celebrities alike have spoken openly about rape and sexual harassment cases.

Heavy made a collection of Hollywood’s most subtle hints over the years that show how Weinstein’s behavior was a well-kept secret.

You can see how actors and actresses take snubs at Weinstein in a low-key but pretty high-key way.

Organizations like the Women’s March have shown their support for this year’s spike in the feminist movement by putting together a Women’s Convention taking place from October 27-29th in Detroit.

If you’ve been a victim of sexual assault, don’t be afraid to speak up or hold back. No woman or man should have to stay silent. If you’re a victim and need someone to talk to, don’t hesitate to call the RAINN’s Sexual Assault hotline.

The hope is we’ll see an end to this treatment of men and women alike.

#MeToo is still guiding us forward in our pursuit of an equal world, but we still have a long way to go.