A Call for Fairness in Sexual Abuse and Harassment Cases


Clearly the “Me Too” movement has ushered in a new age of gender relationships. And this is a good thing as many past practices, once considered normal, are no longer acceptable. But that is not to say that this movement has been without its controversy. While I affirm the right of any alleged sexually abused victim to be heard with all respect and compassion, we must also treat the accused with respect and fairness. We must reject the assumption of “guilt by accusation.”