'TIME' Magazine's Person of the Year Issue Is Dedicated to "The Silence Breakers"

Honoring those who were brave enough to share their stories.

By //Entertainment

TIME is well known for its annual Person of the Year issue, where the magazine profiles a person, idea, object or movement that has had significant influence throughout the year. Previous issues have been dedicated to the likes of Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg however the 2017 issue focuses less on one person and more on an entire movement – that of The Silence Breakers.

The Me Too movement has been dominating headlines and social media feeds this year, and rightly so. Sparked mostly by the unravelling of Harvey Weinstein‘s numerous instances of sexual harassment and assault, Me Too has allowed people from all industries and backgrounds to come forward and share their own stories of harassment and abuse in its many forms. Although the cover itself features recognized names like Taylor Swift and Ashley Judd, this issue is not just about celebrities – it’s about everyone. The stories shared include those of a politician, housekeeper, professor and art curator, amongst others, showcasing just how prevalent sexual misconduct is. Read more about the issue and those featured in it at TIME.com

Read Full Article
Taylor SwiftTIME

You may also like

Cardi B Graces the Cover of 'Billboard's Year in Music 2017 Issue
Entertainment

Cardi B Graces the Cover of 'Billboard's Year in Music 2017 Issue

This year has been a successful one for the rap star.
373 Hypes
'Feminism' is 2017's Word of the Year
Entertainment

'Feminism' is 2017's Word of the Year

Merriam-Webster confirms what we all knew.
348 Hypes
'Billboard' Crowns Selena Gomez "Woman of the Year"
Entertainment

'Billboard' Crowns Selena Gomez "Woman of the Year"

The singer talks her body, confidence and her influence.
332 Hypes
Converse's "Year of the Dog" Collection Is for the Fearless
Footwear

Converse's "Year of the Dog" Collection Is for the Fearless

Check out the “Solar Pack.”
1,725 Hypes

What to Read Next

This Striped Triangle Bra Is Classic Tommy Hilfiger
Fashion

This Striped Triangle Bra Is Classic Tommy Hilfiger

Vintage vibes.
797 Hypes

Baby Blue Makes a Comeback in Nike's New Air Max Jewell LX
Footwear

Baby Blue Makes a Comeback in Nike's New Air Max Jewell LX

Will you cop the new “Smokey Blue” colorway?
459 Hypes

Did Rihanna Just Tease a New Fenty Beauty Lipstick?
Beauty

Did Rihanna Just Tease a New Fenty Beauty Lipstick?

*screaming face emoji*
539 Hypes


HYPEBAE Editors' Style Guide: The Minimalist Look
Fashion 

HYPEBAE Editors' Style Guide: The Minimalist Look

See how our editors take on minimalism.
4,049 Hypes

Here's How to Cop a Pair of Customized Sneakers by The Shoe Surgeon
Footwear

Here's How to Cop a Pair of Customized Sneakers by The Shoe Surgeon

Hurry up, before they’re gone.
319 Hypes

Awake NY x Patta's Eclectic Tracksuit Is a Must-Have
Fashion

Awake NY x Patta's Eclectic Tracksuit Is a Must-Have

Available in two bold colorways.
604 Hypes

More ▾