Advertisements

Share your Bristol #MeToo sexual harassment or assault encounters

File Photo

Social media is flooded with messages mostly from women who are tagging their profiles with #MeToo to indicate that they have been sexually harassed or assaulted.

On Sunday actress Alyssa Milano tweeted a note that read “Suggested by a friend: If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote “Me too” as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.”

“If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet,” she wrote.

That’s all it took. The movement has now taken a life of its own.

With so much talk and discussion about sexual harassment in Bristol by Mayor Cockayne, I though this would be a good way to locally share your encounter(s).

You can share them on Facebook or on our anonymous comments section at the bottom of this story, You can also privately start healing and when ready, share your sexual harassment incident (s). I encourage everyone to contact the police if you are ready to do so.

Additionally, the Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services – Located at 110 Connecticut Boulevard, East Hartford, CT 06108, toffers a well-built assistance site offers information on domestic violence, assault, phone numbers, advocacy groups, and much more.

For more information call (888) 999-5545 or visit the Crisis Services website.

Advertisements

The Roundup is a popular weekly magazine covering central Connecticut news, Statewide news, National news, local events, commentary, and more.

 

The Roundup currently has over 5,700 subscriptions and a local social media following of over 95,000 readers across multiple social media sites, apps, pages, and groups.

 

The Roundup is also a proud member of WordPress. This affiliation offers readers more news from FOX 61 and CBS Connecticut on The Roundup.

Latest Stories From Roundup Partner : FOX 61

Pence: US is ‘not going to stand’ for Khashoggi killing

Pence: US is ‘not going to stand’ for Khashoggi killing

US Vice President Mike Pence has said Washington is “not going to stand for” the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, as Turkey suggested that the Saudi journalist’s body was possibly carried out of Turkey in diplomatic bags. While in Papua New Guinea on a foreign trip, Pence said the US was “committed to ensuring that all of those responsible” for Khashoggi’s death are held “accountable.” “The murder of Jamal Khashoggi was an atrocity. It was also an affront to a free and […]

Show Shoutout: Hot Coco 5K in Cheshire

Show Shoutout: Hot Coco 5K in Cheshire

FOX61’s Keith McGilvery had a lot of fun running the Hot Coco 5k in Cheshire this weekend! Good morning to all of the folks he met while he was thereltnNt”]

Silver Alert issued for missing 89-year-old from Bloomfield

Silver Alert issued for missing 89-year-old from Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD — Bloomfield police are looking for Mabel Perry-Pounds, a missing 89-year-old. She’s described as a black female with gray hair and brown eyes. She is about 5’7″ and weighs around 140 pounds. No picture was provided. She was last seen Sunday wearing a grey house coat, and carrying a purse and walking cane. Police ask if you have any information on Mabel’s whereabouts to contact them at 860-242-5501.

Mostly cloudy, temps in the 40s Monday

Mostly cloudy, temps in the 40s Monday

A few rain and snow showers are present across northern CT this morning, but most of the state is free of any active weather. Other than a couple slick spots, this precipitation won’t create any major issues and will fizzle out by the middle of the day. For the majority of the state, it’ll be a mostly cloudy day with temperatures in the 40s to near 50 this afternoon. This evening and into tonight, we’ll bring back in a cold […]

1 Comment on Share your Bristol #MeToo sexual harassment or assault encounters

  1. Laurie // 10/21/2017 at 8:16 AM //

    Thank you!

    Like

Comments

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.