We, the librarians and archivists of the Library Chapter of the York University Faculty Association, call on Joe Murphy to drop the $1.25 million lawsuit he has initiated against Lisa Rabey and our York University colleague, nina de jesus. As librarians and archivists, we are committed to the principles of openness and constructive dialogue about the issue of sexual harassment in our profession, and believe that using the legal system to attack Rabey and de jesus serves only to circumvent those useful and necessary discussions and further silences victims of harassment. We extend our support and solidarity to our colleagues, and call upon other librarians and thinking people to do the same, by donation, sharing information and/or signing the petition. More information on #teamharpy can be found at the Team Harpy web site and in the Team Harpy FAQ.
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