Why Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment Backfires for Women in Office

When #MeToo started filling up my Facebook feed, I wavered about whether to join in. As a Rhode Island state senator, I know I’m already judged by the clothes I wear, the tone of my voice, and whether I'm likable enough. I'm expected to be a fierce champion and a team player—all while wearing lipstick and nice shoes.

I don’t have a salacious story of sexual harassment at the state house. What I have is the story of sexism that permeates our daily lives. So I wrote about it for Glamour Magazine.

Can Rhode Island's paid family leave be a national model?

2017 Reproductive Health Care Act Press Conference