One Woman's Story Of Sexual Harassment On Beacon Hill

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The Massachusetts State House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Massachusetts State House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Massachusetts political leaders are reviewing their sexual harassment policies, following reporting from The Boston Globe about a rampant culture of sexism and harassment at the State House.

One woman who's experienced that harassment has agreed to speak with us. She says she has been sexually harassed by three different lawmakers.

We have agreed to grant her anonymity, because she still meets with lawmakers regularly at the State House, and is concerned about possible retribution.

Have a story of sexual assault or harassment you would like to share? Our encrypted email is

This segment aired on November 13, 2017.


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