Reasons to be angry: Boys will be boys unless they are black boys and especially if they are Brett Kavanaugh. A woman is beaten every nine seconds in America (Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit, 2014). NINE SECONDS. NINE SECONDS. The Corvallis School District in Oregon is considering cancelling dances for high schoolers because boys can’t stop sexually assaulting girls. HMMMM…maybe Corvallis School District should stop punishing girls for the predatory behavior of boys.
Watching her was hell. I was just so sad that this is where we are as a nation. Dr. Ford should never have had to come forward because Kavanaugh should never have come this close to the supreme court. I didn’t even know what informed consent was at 16.
I didn’t know I could fight.
I didn’t know I had choices and I didn’t now what options I had or who I could turn to. I thought I was meant to be abused.
I thought I was meant to be hit and silenced.
Like Dr. Ford, I know wh