Illinois Legislator Who Signed Sexual Harassment Letter: It's Not Helpful To Name Perpetrators
An Illinois legislator who signed an open letter from women detailing sexual harassment in Springfield says it’s not helpful to name perpetrators. The letter is meant to raise awareness of sexual harassment at the capitol. One example: an unnamed leader is accused of taking a staffer out to dinner under the guise of mentorship, but then telling her about his “open marriage” and asking about her relationship status. House Assistant Majority Leader Sara Feigenholtz says naming that person wouldn’t help, saying she wants the conversation to be about the entire culture in the statehouse, not a single person.