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A year after the movement began, #MeToo is making strides in Maryland laws and workplaces

A year after the movement began, #MeToo is making strides in Maryland laws and workplaces

Call it #AnnapolisToo.

This was the year that sexual harassment emerged from the shadows in the state capital, where legislators passed new laws to combat it even as they investigated allegations of misconduct against one of their own.

Neither the legislation nor the investigation might have happened, activists say, if not for the #MeToo movement that began sweeping the country one year ago. Following explosive sexual assault and harassment allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, thousands of women began sharing their own experiences under the now-familiar hashtag, leading to the firing or resignation of media, political and entertainment figures.

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