Looking back, Anita Hill was the original silence breaker. In her testimony to Congress 27 years ago, she noted "it would have been more comfortable to remain silent" than to come forward with her story about sexual harassment in the workplace involving then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, who denied her allegations.
Christine Blasey Ford Is Risking it All to Speak Out
It comes at the cost of being victimized all over again—but this time with a nation watching her every word and move, and then peeling it apart over and over again
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