Will the #MeToo campaign grow into a movement?

11:35 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 AJC Homepage
Jessica Caldas poses for a portrait in her studio at Georgia State University Wednesday. Jessica posted #MeToo but had mixed feelings about it. BITA HONARVAR/SPECIAL

Nicole Schneider became emotional as she scrolled down her Twitter feed.

“I was 14 he was 23, went out, thought so cool, backseat, that never the same again. hard to talk about even now. tears flow.”

They were connected by two simple words. Feeling empowered, Schneider started typing — #MeToo. While #MeToo has started a conversation about sexual harassment and sexual assault, many question what’s next. Will this be a movement that leads to real change, or just the hashtag du jour?

Read more about #MeToo with stories from local women here.  

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