This essay makes a case for the specificity of the different claims grouped under the category of “sexual injury to women” in order to think with more precision about the kind of solidarity projects that are required. In the case of #MeToo, one of the most important outcomes of its recent iteration has been its elucidation of sexual harassment in the workplace. While there has undoubtedly been political utility in acknowledging the pervasiveness of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and other kinds of sexual injury writ large, we risk losing the lessons of what must be remedied if injuries are homogenized.

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