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#MeToo: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What It Means and How to Make Sure It Never Happens Again© 2017 Edited by Lori Perkins


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All Rights Reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, without permission in writing from the publisher.


All essays in this collection are reprinted with permission of the individual authors.


Remembering Patricia Douglas, the First Woman to Call Out Hollywood for Sexual Assault” By Raechal Leone Shewfelt first appeared on Yahoo News. Reprinted with permission


For Men, the ‘Me Too’ Movement Should Be More Than a Hashtag” By Ivan Natividad first appeared in The Union Newspaper. Reprinted with permission


For Guys Reading #MeToo Testimonies” by Courtney E. Martin first appeared in On Being. Reprinted with permission


Why the #MeToo Movement is a Call to Arms for Men Everywhere” by Mark Radcliffe first appeared in The Good Men Project. Reprinted with permission


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Digital ISBN: 978-1-62601-416-9


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First Edition November, 2017



This book is dedicated to


Anita Hill

Tarana Burke

Rose McGowan

And all the women who have come bravely forward,

and all those who will not be silenced,

and to the next generation

who will not let this happen to them.





Table of Contents


Introduction - Why This Book? by Lori Perkins

Remembering Patricia Douglas, the First Woman to Call Out Hollywood for Sexual Assault by Raechal Leone Shewfelt

After #MeToo by A M Carley

The Bully Culture of the Weinsteins by Jesse Berdinka

The Big Ugly by Paul M. Sammon

Wall Street Assets by Veronica Vera, D.H.S.

#MeToo: A Rock’n’Roll Runaway by Camilla Saly-Monzingo

Consent: Breaking the Silence by Mary Biliter

Tit for Tat by Katherine Ramsland

I was only…” by Catherine Gigante-Brown

Me Too: Protecting Men from Themselves by Kate Mara

Men, Women and #MeToo by Jude M. Lucien

Every Book I Have Ever Written is a #MeToo Novel by Trinity Blacio

#NotMe’s Instead of #MeToo’s by Nikki Prince

Not Them Too by Louisa Bacio

Why We #MeToo by Jennifer Wedmore

Until When? #MeToo by Gen Ryan

Doing What We’ve Always Done: Gender Roles and Sexual Assault by Carmela Caruso

For Men, the ‘Me Too’ Movement Should Be More Than a Hashtag by Ivan Natividad

For Guys Reading #MeToo Testimonies by Courtney E. Martin

The Wild Feminine Freed #MeToo by Jamie Della

Our Bodies Are Not the Problem by Liz DeBetta

Hush by Sherri Donovan

Sexual Harassment on the Job from HR’s Perspective by Marina Jumiga

Why the #MeToo Movement is a Call to Arms for Men Everywhere by Mark Radcliffe

Politics is my #MeToo by Alessandra Biaggi



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