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David Leyonhjelm tried to publicly shame me – I had to call him out

His bullying felt intentional and malicious. So often women are told to toughen up

When a man does the wrong thing he should apologise. When he doesn’t, he should be called out and that is what I did in the defamation proceedings I took against former senator David Leyonhjelm.

  • Sarah Hanson-Young
  • The Guardian

I did it not for me, but for every woman and girl across the country who has been told to stay silent, made to stay silent or to feel as though speaking out would cause more harm.

Taking legal action was a hard decision to make, and one that could not have happened without the…

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