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Op-ed: Stop victim-shaming sexual abuse survivors

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

November 1, 2019

Two years ago, the MeToo and Times Up movements catapulted women’s sexual harassment and assault stories to the forefront of social and political activism.  The immeasurable amount of brave women who told their stories created an environment where speaking up isn’t as scary and pointless as it once was because there is comfort and strength in numbers. But even still...

Bakersfield residents use #MeToo

Jenny Brito, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Women from all over the world have been posting the #MeToo on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to signify their struggles with sexual assault and harassment. What once was considered taboo has now given them back the power they felt was lost. The movement gained popularity after recent allegations of sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein. After the first woman spoke out...

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