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Ultraviolet feminist activist group takes protest to the LA skies




The feminist activist group Ultraviolet hired a plane to fly over LA this week with a banner reading,
The feminist activist group Ultraviolet hired a plane to fly over LA this week with a banner reading, "Hollywood: Stop Enabling Abuse."
Ultraviolet

The allegations that movie producer Harvey Weinstein harassed and assaulted multiple women over the years has everyone talking. And a lot of people this week are saying Weinstein's behavior was an "open secret." 

Since reports first started surfacing, several women, including Angelina Jolie and Gyneth Paltrow, have said they were harassed by Weinsten when they were young actresses. Now a lot of people are wondering when the next male executive will be exposed.

Raising awareness about the issue this week was the feminist activist group Ultraviolet. It flew a plane over LA with a banner reading, "Hollywood: Stop Enabling Abuse." Ultraviolet co-founder Shaunna Thomas explained why the group chose this unusual form of protest:

"We really had two objectives immediately off the bat. One was to make sure this story resulted in significant and real accountability for Harvey Weinstein. He could not continue to behave the way he has and undermine the people who he's victimized over the years. And the second was to have the back of the incredibly brave women who were willing to come forward and tell their story."