***Trigger warning*** I’m talking about rape again. I don’t get too detailed, but do practice self-care, if you need to.
That said…I have some thoughts on recent events. I started a few different posts a few different times. But like I said, it’s a hard subject and sometimes the words don’t come easily.
Here’s the background, as I understand it, on the case where a student athlete from Stanford was convicted of raping a woman and handed a 6 month jail sentence by the judge. The first thing I read on this was, the victim’s letter to her rapist. What an incredibly strong woman to express her thoughts and anger and hurt so openly – to the court and then to all of us. After that, I read the convicted rapist’s father’s plea to the judge and more. I’ve got comments. Lots of them.
So, let’s get started, shall…
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