5 years on, key #MeToo voices take stock of the movement, discuss why #MeToo and ‘Me Too’ matters, and outline ways to make a difference. (Read the transcript.)
We begin by interviewing two key members of the movement. Dr. Tarana Burke, a pioneering women’s health expert, is a professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, where she has been an expert adviser to the Clinton campaign. Dr. Eve Ensler, author and activist, is one of the first and most important leaders of the new women’s rights movement.
In this powerful episode, #MeToo discusses its own evolution, the role of law enforcement, and the importance of a new generation of women to bring change. Dr. Tarana Burke and Dr. Eve Ensler join Melissa Harris-Perry, a leading scholar on social justice issues and the founder and executive director of the Center for American Progress.
#MeToo is here to stay, Dr. Tarana Burke tells Dr. Eve Ensler. #MeToo is a reminder, she says, that “people are still struggling to be seen, to be heard, and to be understood” in a country where we still live in a “patriarchal, patriarchal, and homophobic world.”
With #MeToo continuing to make headlines as more women come forward with their stories of sexual harassment and sexual assault, Dr. Tarana Burke shares how she hopes the movement will change people’s lives—not only for individual women, but for the country.
Eve Ensler joins Melissa Harris-Perry, a leading scholar on social justice issues and the founder and executive director of the Center for American Progress, about her role in #MeToo as an organizer, a feminist, and a fighter for women’s rights.
#MeToo has sparked conversations worldwide, and the movement may be the first time every woman’s experiences are heard. But there are still many questions about the movement. In this interview with Dr. Tarana Burke, we go in depth with how we got