A city councilwoman in California is fighting back against what she says is an extortion attempt to shame her on the internet.
The sender threatened to make the website public to harm her image unless she dropped out of her re-election race. Hundley is one of the youngest people ever elected to a city council seat in Sonom.
She also gave their tactics a name: slut shaming. The website has since disappeared. Her video, meanwhile, has gotten more thanviews.
Maria Jobin-Leeds runs a non-profit supporting women in politics. She says women who run for office have always faced harassment.
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