Posts in march 2018
A FEW COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

Stereotypes of sexual assault are real and more common than you think, and they affect victims - whether this be victim blaming, assuming it’s a false allegation...the list goes on. These harmful ideas have real impact on rape victims, as they discredit stories of sexual assault and excuse the harm done by perpetrators. It’s up to us to fight these myths that have become so ingrained in our everyday culture.

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A LESSON IN THE BYSTANDER EFFECT

Thurman has referred to those compliant with Weinstein’s actions, and it is not something we as a society can sweep under the rug. Those who know what an individual has done cannot stand idly on the sidelines. They cannot continue to support the actions of an individual because they get along during work, or appreciate the work the individual does on their own. Talent does not erase what someone has done, what violences they have committed.

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