The New York Review of Books: The Unsexy Truth About Harassment

#MeToo gained attention through its connection to media and celebrity. But what led to this “moment” is that women’s liberation and the work of gender justice are unfinished. “The angel in the house” was set free by feminism’s first wave, and thanks to the second wave “the problem with no name” is now freely spoken of, yet how women’s rights are imagined—in truth, women’s power—is still stuck at the threshold, with the woman as arbiter, the one who says “no.”

The Unsexy Truth About Harassment” by Melissa Gira Grant for The New York Review of Books NYRDaily

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