Tag: sexual assault
This Photograph Does Not Show a Woman Who Was Beaten and Sexually Assaulted at a BLM Protest
In mid-June 2020, the following meme circulated on Facebook and Instagram, purportedly a screenshot of a Facebook post by a woman claiming she was “beaten and raped” by three people of color at a Black Lives Matter protest: https://www.instagram.com/p/CBjBuu6Fhvo/ Alongside three hashtags (#endpolice, #defundthepolice, and #blacklivesmatter) was a closely cropped photograph of a woman with […]
Lyft’s Unclear Terms of Service for Sexual Assault Survivors
Did Two Men Confess to Assaulting a Woman Accusing a Supreme Court Nominee?
On the eve of a scheduled hearing for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor who has credibly accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a party in 1982, what looked like a potential bombshell story appeared on social media: Senate Judiciary Rs release a Kavanaugh investigative summary that includes: -an […]