Heather Graham

After Hollywood sexual harassment scandals, they were spurred to action. Now there's a help line to report abuse and get legal support

After Hollywood sexual harassment scandals, they were spurred to action. Now there's a help line to report abuse and get legal support

Since sordid allegations about movie producer Harvey Weinstein surfaced, the cascade of harassment complaints — crude comments, hostile work environments, requests for sexual favors and physical assaults — has shaken even veterans of the entertainment industry.

The staggering number of scandals has raised questions about why studios, unions, talent agencies and other groups in Hollywood haven’t done more to prevent abuse. Now one prominent Los Angeles advocacy group, Women in Film, is taking steps to address what many believe has been a systemic problem in the media and entertainment industries.

“Like many people in Hollywood, I would have thought that this kind of thing was...

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