Zerlina Maxwell Braves Online Attacks and Abuse to Speak Out About Rape Culture
***My latest for RH Reality Check was published the other day. Read the full post here.
Zerlina Maxwell appeared on The Sean Hannity Show last week to push back on the prevailing and ludicrous right-wing narrative that stockpiling weapons is the best way for women to prevent rape. While she expected a somewhat hostile response, she did not foresee, however, the vitriolic backlash that followed.
What Zerlina said is not controversial: She spoke out in favor of changing the conversation about rape and criticized the sort of victim-blaming inherent in the notion that men don’t rape people, women without guns are raped by people.
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