Baby It’s Cold Outside: Has the #MeToo Movement Gone Too Far?

Natalie Frank, Ph.D.
9 min readDec 9, 2018
Radio stations ban the holiday classic ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ due to complaints that it endorses date rape

In the roughly year and a half since the #MeToo movement has become a common reference to the effort to establish fair treatment of women in the workplace and end sexual violence, increasing attention has been paid to messages found in popular media, past and present. During hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanagh, an entire era of film, particularly that related to the so…

Natalie Frank, Ph.D.

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