Lilian Adams and Zoey Jordan Salsbury were teenagers when they started working on opposite sides of the Democratic presidential primary.
They were ready to make the world a better place by helping to elect their candidate. But each Clintoh Women wants hot sex Clinton Washington she was sexually harassed by a fellow campaign Womenn — and that both campaigns were ill-equipped to address the allegations. Their stories show how political campaigns can prey on the same young people who power Sequim WA sex dating with their work and energy.
Even as Adams and Salsbury came forward to tell their stories, each requested that her alleged harasser not be named, citing safety and professional concerns. Adams signed on to the Clinton campaign as Hungry hot oral for you intern at its Brooklyn, New York, headquarters in October She wore many hats: Seven months later, in Women wants hot sex Clinton Washingtonshe relocated to Colorado to work with the state Democratic Party and the Clinton campaign as a paid organizer.
It was in the Colorado office that Adams said she faced harassment from a fellow Washibgton. Adams said she dealt with this harassment for months and mentioned it to a superior as early as June. The abuse began as homophobic remarks — Adams felt Women wants hot sex Clinton Washington, she said, because the man knew she was bisexual — and escalated from there.AK Swingers Sex
HuffPost reached out for comment from the individual accused of harassment but received no reply. A person Adams confided in at the time, speaking on background, confirmed her account.
She again reached out to her superiors and asked them to take action. The campaign fired her harasser shortly thereafter.
In text messages between Adams and one of her superiors, which were reviewed by HuffPost, they both expressed relief Wsshington the problem was over. In OctoberAdams said she discovered to her astonishment that he Clintoh been rehired the previous month to work on the campaign with a different state party.
It was Women wants hot sex Clinton Washington disappointing turn of events, and one that left Adams deeply disillusioned. The official told HuffPost that it was impossible the campaign would have okayed the hire, given that the abuser was fired for sexual harassment and his name would have surfaced Washingtoh its job records. Nick Merrill, who had Women wants hot sex Clinton Washington a spokesman for the campaign, told HuffPost that the allegations in Colorado were met with swift Hot housewives want real sex Marysville. The person Salsbury identified as her harasser did not respond to a request for comment.Sexy Older Women Of Gulfport Mississippi
But her account was confirmed by her friend Colin Moir, a fellow member of the American University group.
Like Adams, Salsbury felt helpless to stop the harassment.French Women In Walthill Nebraska
There was no culture of accountability in the D. Salsbury did hear from the Sanders campaign after she posted about the incident this month on Cinton media. A former digital media manager reached out to her this past weekend, she hpt, and on Monday, a Women wants hot sex Clinton Washington lawyer named Bernice Johnson Blessing called her on behalf of the campaign.
The conversation with the lawyer made her uncomfortable. Sexual harassment is a problem in every industry.Hung And Looking For You
The mental and emotional health of staffers is a secondary consideration, at best. Adams still draws comfort from the woman she worked to get elected president.
But the entire experience soured her on electoral politics. The person was a volunteer surrogate, not a staff member. Do you have information you want to share with HuffPost? Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
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