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post-Weinstein

Describing the period following the publicizing of sexual misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein (initially in an October 2017 article in The New York Times), marked by an increase in public accusations of sexual violence and harassment, as well as swift reaction to and increased attention on such reports. In the post-Weinstein era, some powerful men are finally facing consequences for treating women as sexual objects.

the Weinstein effect

An increase in public accusations of sexual violence and harassment, as well as swift reaction to and increased attention on such reports, following the publicizing of sexual misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein (initially in an October 2017 article in The New York Times). Many women are speaking up about their own experience with sexual assault now, thanks to the Weinstein effect.
See also: effect, Weinstein