Letitia James: recent publications

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Gaslighting is Familiar to Trauma Survivors

It is a familiar tactic for an abuser to try to gaslight their victim. Gaslighting is an effort to deflect from reality and basically say the victim is imagining the situation. New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo is doing just this regarding the sexual harassment accusations against him.

After reports of sexual harassment against well-known governor Andrew Cuomo, state Attorney General Letitia James did a four-month investigation into the allegations which culminated in a 168-page report, in which 11 women have accused Gov. Cuomo of a myriad of sexually harassing behaviors. “Specifically, we find that the Governor sexually harassed a number of current and former New York State employees by, among other things, engaging in unwelcome and

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