This is the week
that was that never should have been:
Republican legislators in North Carolina decided that society’s central problem was too little shaming of people for their genitals and too much legal protecting of vulnerable minority populations.
A New York court decided that while cops can technically be held accountable for killing random and unarmed Black people, that only applies in cases where 1) the cop is not white and 2) the Black person still gets no justice.
A County Recorder in Arizona decided that voters themselves were at fault for the unconscionably long lines at polling stations on Tuesday — though she accepted “full responsibility” for telling them so.
And so, with all that in mind, allow me to invite you to greet the weekend by singing along with me and Katie Goodman:
[Continue beyond the jump for a brief PSA…]
To any survivors of sexual assault that my words can reach:
I see you.
I hear you.
I BELIEVE YOU.
You are not in this alone.
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