One Year of #MeToo: Do Men and Women Understand Consent Differently?

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One Year of #MeToo: Do Men and Women Understand Consent Differently?

Illustration: Akshita Monga

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n 1986, Harvey Weinstein hired an assistant for his then-fledgling indie film studio, Miramax Pictures. From her first day at work, he pursued her relentlessly, asking her out and sending flowers to her desk, prompting his Head of Distribution to chastise him: “This is an office, not your personal sexual playground.”

Looking back, those words ring prophetic.

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