NEW YORK — One of the earliest Harvey Weinstein accusers says that despite the #MeToo reckoning, it’s “open season” on survivors who dare speak out about sexual misconduct.

Italian actress and filmmaker Asia Argento writes in an essay that she has been called a whore, liar, traitor, opportunist and more since accusing Weinstein last year of sexually assaulting her in 1997.

She says some of the worst criticism toward women speaking out has occurred in Italy, “but the poison seeps out” to other places as well.

Weinstein has denied Argento’s allegations of non-consensual sex.