The sentencing of Brock Turner is the best thing that could have happened to the anti-rape movement!
The ultra-light sentencing of 20-year-old perpetrator, Brock Turner, has gripped the nation. Persistent media coverage has sparked nationwide outrage and ire. Our faith in the justice system has been tested, but there were some definite successes in the handling of this sexual assault case, and those should not go without comment. In that vein, the case’s failures could be equally helpful to reducing sexual assault in the endgame.
Girls and boys are inundated with society’s not-so-subtle gender expectations from the time an obstetrician smacks their tucchus in the delivery room.
Thankfully, it is within our power to maximize our chances of having a strong body and mind. We can lower our risk for anything that isn’t genetic – and even for many things that are.