Though we might expect the lofty aspirations of academic institutions to make harassment less frequent, there is little evidence to support that expectation.
Both the quality and quantity of scholarly and professional work in STEMM is greatly diminished by ongoing sexual harassment.
Yours is not the first community he has groomed to tolerate him; your church did not produce his first pack of ardent defenders.
What we will know, what i will remind you of when you need to hear it, is that all of our truths together have more power than we can fathom.
The goal is simple: Empower victims to speak, and encourage the kind of transparency that makes abuse harder to hide or ignore.