The men in media, entertainment and government accused of sexual harassment

From left: Actor Kevin Spacey, former U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon, actor Dustin Hoffman, former NPR news chief Micahel Oreskes, director Brett Ratner. Photos: AP

In the month since the first allegations against Harvey Weinstein shook Hollywood the number of men, accused of sexual harassment and sexual abuse grows every day. This week actor Kevin Spacey, U.K. defense secretary Michael Fallon, U.S. congressmen, and several others were added to the list.

The bottom line: After decades of staying silent out of fear of backlash, victims of sexual abuse are coming forward, creating an environment where sexual predators in every walk of professional life are nervous of being exposed.