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>> The fashion industry never shy to tackle controversial issues on the runway. Sexual abuse victims dressed with angel wings, fur, and tiaras strutted their stuff at a New York Fashion Week show inspired by the #MeToo movement. But the attention wasn't just on fashion. Models walked down the aisle next to handcuffed males wearing pig masks.
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And then, one by one, the women were passed the mic to share their personal sexual abuse stories.>> At 13, I was groomed and lured from my home by a vicious Internet predator, who kidnapped me and held me captive in his basement dungeon chained by the neck. He shared this abuse, this torture, online, he livestreamed it.
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And there were those out there who watched it and drew pleasure from my pain.>> My name is Shayanne, and I'm a survivor of sexual misconduct, rape, and sexual assault.>> This is unfortunately the reality that we're living in, and I'm very glad that we're finally speaking out and hearing about these stories
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>> The show was the brainchild of American Wardrobe's creative director, Myriam Chalek.>> It's New York Fashion Week. Why not use that attention that is concentrated on this week to send a message, convey a message, of empowerment and raising awareness about sexual misconduct.>> Women, and some men, throughout the world use the #Me Too movement founded by Tarana Burke as a rallying cry to expose sexual misconduct in various industries, including media, politics, and fashion.
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>> Because the time is up.>> Some of the accused have either been fired or resigned.