“He’s not a great guy, but it’s not like he’s Harvey Weinstein.” It was said about a booker who made passes at younger comedians. It was said about a club producer who made “jokes” to me about trading sexual favors for spots. It was said about a comedian who sexually assaulted other comedians.
2020 is the first presidential election of the #MeToo era. Why do the political parties see it so differently?
“It’s not my fault or how I dressed… the rapist is you.”
On New Year’s Day in 2018, Stop Sexual Assault in Schools launched the #MeTooK12 campaign in partnership with the National Women’s Law Center. To mark the second anniversary, we’re looking at the campaign’s impact to date and where it’s headed.
Workers are suing McDonald’s for failing to stop sexual harassment—and they’re also storming corporate offices to demand a seat at decision-making tables.
Raising the issue of sexual harassment on the presidential debate stage was only the first step for the #MeTooVoter campaign.
Teen girls want to address sexual harassment where it begins: in middle and high school.
“Nobody is ever just a refugee,” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie told the crowd Friday at the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Symposium and Prize Ceremony. “Nobody is ever just anything. Nobody has a single story.” No movement does, either, which Adichie opened up to Ms. about backstage after her address.
Today marks the second anniversary of the viral explosion of Tarana Burke’s #MeToo movement—and she marked the occasion by launching the #MeTooVoter online campaign calling on political leaders to address sexual harassment and design solutions for safer workplaces.
The editors of Ms. compiled some of the best coverage on the topic of #MeToo. Some will inspire you; some might enrage you. But, more importantly, we hope it recommits you to the fight of our lifetimes and those of the trailblazers before us: the fight for equality, for safety and for the right to exist in this world as boldly and bravely as ever.