#YouCantShutMeUp – Chatelaine

Social media is a leveller: It collapses the distance between people, even for someone like Jian Ghomeshi, a man with money, celebrity, powerful friends and a platform. For years, he was the one to control the story, and women around him felt forced into silence and shame. But the outpouring of support — the likes, the hashtags, the private missives of solidarity posted on a vast public forum — showed all of us that it doesn’t have to be that way anymore. And it all started because one woman, then four, then eight, then nine were brave enough to say, This happened to me.

via #YouCantShutMeUp – Chatelaine by Rachel Geise

[i love that this was in chatelaine]

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