5 - The Aziz Ansari Situation (#MeToo Revisited)

Dagny and Luke follow up on their previous conversation about the #MeToo movement.

Then we talk about the Aziz Ansari situation including:

A quick summary of the account, the internet’s take on it, Dagny’s response, and potential improvements and course corrections in the #MeToo movement (9:03).

The importance of verbal and non-verbal cues and the expectations of men and women (28:34). 

Methods of influencing future behavior and how to participate in the #MeToo movement in a productive way (48:56). 

Ways of making the #MeToo movement more inclusive, and enthusiastic consent (57:36).

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I went on a date with Aziz Ansari. It turned into the worst night of my life - Babe.net

Reddit User /u/DanWillHor’s summary

CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield on the Aziz Accusations

Aziz Ansari Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegation (Full Statement) • r/television

The Humiliation of Aziz Ansari - The Atlantic • r/television

Aziz Ansari Is Guilty. Of Not Being a Mind Reader. - NY Times

I thought I was one of the good guys. Then I read the Aziz Ansari story. - Vox