#MyNameIsnt takes a powerful stand against public harassment


Award-winning director Spike Lee’s series adaptation of his classic 1986 film She’s Gotta Have It on Netflix inspired the #MyNameIsnt Campaign on social media. The 10-part-series follows the story of a woman in her late 20’s struggling to balance her friendships, work and three boyfriends.

On the first episode of the show, the main character, Nola is assaulted by a guy whose advances she rejects twice while walking home by herself in the middle of the night. The guy proceeds to grab her by the wrist and call her names.

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After the incident, Nola begins a #MyNameIsnt campaign to fight public harassment against women. Netflix has taken it a step further by starting the #MyNameIsnt campaign on social media. The service created a meme generator where women can add their pictures and create a meme to join the campaign.

Here’s a clip of #MyNameIsnt campaign.

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Here’s the trailer for the series.