As we wrap up this issue, it is impossible to consider the topic of “work” without thinking about the headlines that are spilling across our Facebook feeds, of workplace harassment and other forms of violence experienced by women* every day, from the small to the systemic. So we’re carving out space to share a few of our favorite pieces shared with us over the past two weeks, as news of the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke out into the open.

WATCH: #MeToo Creator Tarana Burke on the Resurgence of the Movement for Sexual Assault Survivors— Democracy Now! via Colorlines

Dear Men, This Is Why We’re Tired — by Gretchen Kelly on DriftingThrough.com

Women Do What They Need To Do To Survive — by Jade Blair, in Hazlitt

It Felt Like A Gift — by Sarah Ensor on Write2Sarah.com

#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen, Part 2: On Rose McGowan and the Continued Failure of White Feminism — by Clarkisha Kent, in The Root

It’s Time To Weaponize the Whisper Network — by Alex Press, in Vox

You, Too — by Aubrey Hirsch, on AubreyHirsch.com

Thank You, F— You, Me Too — by Lia Langworthy, in Angels Flight • literary west

Beyond #MeToo: BURN IT DOWN — by Katie Tastrom, in The Body Is Not An Apology

Also note this Call for Submissions from The Rumpus: On Rape Culture, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence.


* Women experience the vast majority of sexual violence, though this does not discount the experiences of survivors who identify as male. Visit RAINN to learn more about sexual violence statistics.

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