Actress Alyssa Milano has started the #MeToo social media campaign, showing women they aren't the only individuals facing sexual assault and harassment. The campaign went viral, generating thousands of responses, retweets, likes, giving a supreme sense of magnitude to the problem.

Australian journalist and screenwriter Benjamin Law has created the hashtag #HowIWillChange in response to Milano's effort. He used it as a tool to publicly announce his support and to commit to change against the culture of sexual violence.

The act of sharing devastating #MeToo stories on social media shook the public, highlighting how many women have had similar experiences. Eventually, as the flood of these messages continued, women started asking men what are they going to do to address the situation. Law's #HowIWillChange is just what everyone needed. It will give voice to all who want to stand up. "I will never blame a victim," one guy wrote. "I will keep showing my 3 sons and one grandson how to honor and respect women," said the other. Scroll down to read how men are getting involved and upvote your favorite pledges.

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The Cube Cat 1 year ago

I have to steal that last sentence

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Grace Barclay 1 year ago

On Sunday I asked my father when was the last time he catcalled a woman. He looked me dead in the eye and said never. I asked him why. He told me his father had told him to not do that to a woman. My father is just short of his 88th birthday. He has always been a beacon of integrity, honour and honesty and calling a spade a spade. He is not and was not perfect. He is one of the finest human beings I know. I love you dad. I thank you for being a father to this crazy daughter.

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Mama Panda 1 year ago

I have taught my son how to respect women. He is only 15 and I am so proud of how he steps up daily to tell other teens to knock it off when they are cat calling, touching, teasing the young girls.

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Respect Bro

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Mama Panda 1 year ago

Change needs to start at home

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Gayle Bynum Cardosa 1 year ago

I give them props. They're recognizing and trying. I say Good for Them.

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Jo Smith 1 year ago

That's a very selfless act! Kudos.

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Noemi Rios 1 year ago

These are real men.

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Daria B 1 year ago

Please, do. I don't seem to be taken seriously, or even heard, by those who make such statements.

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cyberbird 1 year ago

Not blaming the victim is so important.

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Agnes Jekyll 1 year ago

Love this one

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Hatem Shaltoot 1 year ago

You can not live without women, so you have to respect them

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cyberbird 1 year ago

This one is good

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Nilloni Chophy 1 year ago

Applause. Seeing some real men here.

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Jeanna 1 year ago

women have to do this all the time

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Sasy 1 year ago

This one is great.

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Nilloni Chophy 1 year ago

"No more going along to get along"... So many men could do so much for this issue just by following that last sentence. Bless you ,sir

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Jeanna 1 year ago

especially what's shrugged off as "locker room talk" when it's about assaulting women.

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cyberbird 1 year ago

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Peter Pan complex

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Casandra Ladd 1 year ago

Thank you!

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Mama Panda 1 year ago

Wow and she is still with you?

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cyberbird 1 year ago

Just don't celebrate them

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Nilloni Chophy 1 year ago

Thanks for doing your bit. U have no idea how many women are touched by this amazing response from men.

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Mama Panda 1 year ago

It's a start at least

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Mama Panda 1 year ago

I would hope that you will learn to be a better friend too in being supportive.

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cyberbird 1 year ago

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New year's commitments that don't last

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Oforka Glory 1 year ago

Hope most of these promises aren't just made to enable us use the hashtags only. We really need to mean them and keep them #howIwillchange

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Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

Most of these I found lame but this one made me laugh. Nobody, either gender, likes to be told they fucked up haha

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CelSlade 1 year ago

Listen to what she says - reading through all of these I kept thinking you guys are missing out on the most important part. And this is it. No more: 'Well at least it wasn't a stranger'. No more: 'At least he didn't beat you'. No more: 'Oh well, you were drunk, so really it was your fault'. And to hell with: 'Yeah, well, if you dress like that...'

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Casandra Ladd 1 year ago

Wow. Thank you!

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Hilliary Smith 1 year ago

Since many harassers and abusers have gotten stealthy about it, a lot of us are stunned and slow to react, even the targets many times. I wonder if role playing would help us recognize and react more in the moment?

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Full Name 1 year ago

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I would love to see you really do this in real life *grabs popcorn and lawn chair*.

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Brenda Williams 1 year ago

::applauds::

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anarkzie 1 year ago

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This is getting ridicules, don't allow anyone to talk down to someone you do not need to bring gender into this.

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Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

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So, you didn't before and you have been a part of the problem but you want to change after you've seen all the 'me toos' ?

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Biana Weatherford 1 year ago

That one hurts, doesn't it? Someone you know DID that.

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Full Name 1 year ago

I'm actually fully on board with this one. Nothing wrong with passing down hard learned wisdom. This tweet should be #appliestoeverything

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Full Name 1 year ago

Never understood cat calling. What's the goal? I'm serious, I literally don't understand the purpose. Is it to hopefully make the person suddenly become attracted to you? Is it to give a compliment? Neither of these make any sense, but I can't think of any other motivation.

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Full Name 1 year ago

This one is not bad, actually.

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Eve Roling 1 year ago

Thank You!

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Full Name 1 year ago

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"Tolerating something is accepting it". Uh.....that's a broad brush, sir. You best be calling out absolutely all behaviour you don't like lest ye be a hypocrite. You can't cherry pick after making a statement like that.

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Melina Hall 1 year ago

Maybe start with changing your twitter handle? KneelB4Chris, c'mon!

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Mama Panda 1 year ago

That is a great idea but please don't just put women in your organization leadership because they are just women. Please make sure they are qualified for the position. Affirmative Action is not the answer nor the solution.

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Jeanna 1 year ago

These are good!

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CelSlade 1 year ago

I like point 2. This is a very concrete, useful and necessary offer. I hope you follow through on it.

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Mama Panda 1 year ago

the phrase boys will be boys is outdated and not true.

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Jeanna 1 year ago

TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER is extremely important, guys.

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Biana Weatherford 1 year ago

I adore these concrete answers. It does help to call out toxic behavior, it does more to actively empower those downtrodden. Kudo Benjamin!

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CelSlade 1 year ago

That's where it starts.

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CelSlade 1 year ago

Thank you! Finally! Most rape victims feel that not being believed (the very first reaction in just about everyone you tell) is like a second violation.

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Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

lol what? It's always on men? really? Women can be harrasers too. That was the point of this. It can happen to ANYONE

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Hilliary Smith 1 year ago

Should matter whether she is some man's relation. If she was a clone grown in a vat, she would be worthy of respect in her own right!

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Hilliary Smith 1 year ago

How about respectful speech and behavior toward all women, nit just the ones you have a relationship with? How about respectful speech about girls and their abilities?

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Hilliary Smith 1 year ago

This is good, but sometimes it's even better if you do say "Let's hear what he has to say", you hear it, then you tell both him and her that what he said was bullshit, and explain why. But of course as in any emotional situation, sometimes it's hard to tell when this is appropriate and when it is not appropriate.

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Casandra Ladd 1 year ago

Thank you!

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