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The conviction of film producer Harvey Weinstein for a criminal sex act and rape has brought the spotlight back to the #MeToo movement to hold powerful men accountable for their mistreatment of women. The Onion looks at the most significant effects of the #MeToo movement.


Workplaces theoretically safer places to be a woman.


Young adults forced to start awkward conversations about consent with their parents.


Women becoming dangerously less aware of how much prettier they look when they smile.

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Thousands of billable hours for defense lawyers.


Women emboldened by option of being smeared by powerful predator in lengthy, vicious court battle.

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Police at least feel little bit guilty about all the untested rape kits.


Women working in hospitality, culinary, and manufacturing industries patiently wait turn for Vanity Fair cover.

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Recognizing it was pretty strange how you shook three men’s hands, but gave Karen a hug.

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Legacy of The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature tarnished forever by presence of Weinstein Company logo.

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