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What Does Appearance Have to Do with Sexual Assault? Nothing.

by ZontaDoris

During the last election cycle, we heard a lot about how women look. Beautiful women received compliments and acceptance. Women with unsatisfactory body parts defined by men as “flat chests,” “big asses,” and “ugly faces” were derided or dismissed. We also witnessed (albeit in a partisan commercial) how these flippant, casually offered, undermining assessments could affect adolescent girls Continue reading