Men Join #MeToo Campaign With #HowIWillChange: ‘Guys It’s Our Turn’

Australian Journalists ignites online moment with new hashtag aimed at men


Following the #MeToo campaign, which encourages victims of sexual assault and harassment to come forward on social media to demonstrate how widespread the problem is, men are now weighing in with their own hashtag: #HowIWillChange.

On Tuesday, Australian journalist Benjamin Law tweeted a message to his Twitter followers: “Guys, it’s our turn,” he said. “After yesterday’s endless #MeToo stories of women being abused, assaulted and harassed, today we say #HowIWillChange.” He followed that with examples of his own.

It didn’t take long for Law’s tweets to go viral, with men all over the world joining in.

Even Alyssa Milano, who in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal helped spark renewed interest in the #metoo campaign originally created by Tarana Burke, got on board:

But not everyone was excited about this latest initiative, claiming the hashtag suggests all men are culpable.

The section from some of them prompted this tweet from Law:

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