#metoo movement

Washington House representatives listen to testimony, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, before they unanimously voted to approve a code of conduct for the Legislature in Olympia, Wash.
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The handling of sexual harassment in the state Legislature will evolve following a new code of conduct that has already passed one chamber.

The unanimous resolution was passed in the House, and it’s the first bill of the 2019 legislative session to change the chamber’s workplace culture in the wake of the #MeToo movement.

The locker room at Little Darlings, a club owned by Deja Vu. Both of the dancers who spoke at the hearing worked here and at other Deja Vu clubs. The locker room regularly has standing water from flooding, which sometimes spills onto the dance floor.
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Aubrey Watkins has worked as an exotic dancer for 20 years, which has allowed her to raise three sons and pay for college tuition.