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Yvonne Abraham

Yvonne Abraham grew up in Sydney, Australia, and has been working at the Globe since 1999. She has covered national and local politics, immigration, and just about everything else over those years.

She has been a Metro columnist since 2007. She writes about local and national politics, the people who make Boston Boston, the ways in which big, abstract decisions affect the lives of actual people (especially women), and whatever else catches her eye.

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Tips on how not to be That Guy

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With a little forethought, it’s possible to both work with women and avoid sexually harassing them.

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No change to be seen in Everett

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Are we finally becoming less tolerant of sexual harassment? It depends where you look.

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Don’t just change the rules. Change the culture

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I hope that every single man in Massachusetts politics who has objectified and harassed women is losing sleep at night, worrying his names will come out.

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Women describe climate of harassment at Mass. State House

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A dozen women who have worked in and around the State House over the past two decades described a climate of harassment and sexual misconduct.