“I refuse to post this #metoo thing. Not because I haven’t been harassed and abused but because Y’ALL ALREADY KNOW that likely every woman you have ever met has dealt with this crap.

It shouldn’t take some hashtag to remind you.

It shouldn’t fall to the victims, again, to have to keep speaking out. I’m not saying anybody should STOP speaking out, just that I wish more people would start listening, because we are fucking exhausted.”

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