https://twitter.com/w2absurdia/status/10487513710280581122/ I’m going to talk a lot about being a progressive/left-leaner. This means something diff to diff people. When I use this language, I mean that I am socially far-left. I want aggressive action on racial inequality/injustice, LGBTQ rights, women's rights, etc.
https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/10472813940980285442/ Every person is different. Every survivor is different. But there are also patterns that emerge post-sexual assault. . . . .
https://twitter.com/JessicaValenti/status/1045006612656791557This is one reason that public health orgs & researchers started measuring sexual assault by asking behaviorally specific Q's, such as, "Has a man held penetrated you w/out your consent. . ." rather than labelling Q's such as "Have you been raped?"
https://twitter.com/DebraMessing/status/10358224400503808002/ Until very recently, if you were a white liberal, you may have been operating under the belief that racism was solely located in the hearts of individuals, rather than in systems.
https://twitter.com/michaelianblack/status/10344158280227799042/ It's hard to describe how such a moment feels. I didn't want to say, "Hey, I've been raped, listen to me." I didn't want to talk about my rape at all. But I desperately wanted this person to know: don't blame the victims. I felt, if he didn't stop, I would claw my own eyes out
https://twitter.com/JessicaValenti/status/1033142532883013632How many children's brains and bodies were impacted by lead in Flynt? And, again, we seem to have forgotten.