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Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS): #MeToo Movement

Provides an overview of resources at Fordham University Libraries covering women, gender, and sexuality.

Researching the #MeToo Movement

This page holds a selection of resources on the #MeToo movement. The phrase was coined by Tarana Burke in 2006 and the hashtag was popularized by Alyssa Milano in 2017.

For best results, remember to:

  • Search for articles with the databases listed on the Articles & Databases page. Some databases will recognize #MeToo as a hashtag, while others will separate the words. Experiment using the hashtag as well as spelling out the words separately to see what works.
  • Look through YouTube, Vimeo, podcast platforms, and social media platforms for interviews, speeches, and other commentary with activist leaders to use as primary sources.

#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke

Video credit: "Me Too Is a Movement, Not A Moment" By Tarana Burke. Includes options for subtitles in various languages. See supporting information and the transcript for more information.

Selection of Books

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Organizations & MeToo

Nonprofit organizations produce research (known as grey literature) and contain other content that may be examined as primary sources documenting #MeToo.

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