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Is There Room in #MeToo for Lesbians?

Queer women get sexually harassed and assaulted too.

IN THE CROSSFIRE

It seems unnecessary to state that nowhere in the #MeToo lexicon does the word “lesbian” appear. Yet lesbian actor and comedian Tig Notaro has alluded to having been a victim of such harassment. Notaro severed all ties with the comedian Louis C.K., who had been a producer on her series One Mississippi, in September 2016, after what was referred to as “an incident.”

In August 2017, Notaro spoke to The Daily Beast and Time magazine about the longstanding rumors that Louis C.K. had sexually harassed and assaulted women comedians. Notaro was quoted as saying, “I think it’s important to take care of that, to handle that, because it’s serious to be assaulted. It’s serious to be harassed. It’s serious, it’s serious, it’s serious.”

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