Chapter 10

The Future: #MeToo and Legal Reform

Chapter 10 explores the rise of the Me Too movement and calls for reform of sexual harassment law to expand coverage, close loopholes, and make the law more effective.

On this page, you will find links to recent developments in the #MeToo movement, including conferences, new laws, and new reporting.


Scholarship & Research
A panel on the causes of, and solutions to, sexual harassment and discrimination in the age of Trump and #MeToo ...
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Reshma Jagsi, "Sexual Harassment in Medicine--#MeToo," New England Journal of Medicine (2018). For some historical context, see Frances K. Conley, ...
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Gretchen Carlson wrote about her experiences of sexual harassment by Roger Ails in Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your ...
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Current Developments
This Hulu documentary gives inside story of the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein, revealing how, over decades, he acquires ...
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In August of 2019, the Illinois governor passed a new sexual harassment law, strengthening protections in several areas: ...
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In 2019, New York state passed and Governor Cuomo signed a new sexual harassment law. The law: ...
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A panel on the causes of, and solutions to, sexual harassment and discrimination in the age of Trump and #MeToo ...
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Advocacy Organizations
An organization of farmworker women, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, published an open letter to Hollywood celebrities in Time magazine of ...
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Over 300 Hollywood celebrities responded to the farmworker women's letter with an open letter of their own published in the ...
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Catharine A. MacKinnon, "#MeToo Has Done What the Law Could Not," New York Times, February 4, 2018 ...
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Further Resources
New York Times investigative journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey have published She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story that ...
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