NOW Australia is a new campaign to stop sexual harassment. Here, the Aria-award winning musician writes about why she got involved
• Tracey Spicer, Tina Arena, Deborah Mailman launch NOW Australia
On a couple of occasions, it has become clear to me that the #MeToo movement has been misinterpreted by many – and, in turn, been taken down a different path of discussion entirely.
Recently some men I know were talking, within earshot, about how the debate had “gotten out of hand”. In a hushed conversation, they commented on how they thought women should express themselves better on the matter. They had interpreted the movement as some kind of “man-hating” exercise, utilised by women as an opportunity to complain about them. The discussion had clearly become personal to them.