How Whisper Networks Help Protect Women From The Harvey Weinsteins Of The World

Dr. Danielle Forshee lends her comments to USA Today on how whisper networks help protect women from sexual assaulters

“Every workplace is different, they may have a private social media group or account, they may have a code word that they use, (or) a spreadsheet or blacklist of people they know to stay clear from,” according to Danielle Forshee, a licensed clinical social worker. “For those involved in the Harvey Weinstein situation, the whisper network may have functioned within a very small, tightly knit group of actors and actresses, which likely made it easier to trust each other and to know that they’re unlikely to receive negative reactions.”

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