yolandaenoch + botham-jean   1

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If something bad happens to a woman, and she has been drinking—any amount of alcohol will do—there is a good chance, the world will assume, that the thing is her fault.

Women cannot afford to assume that the world will keep them safe, or give them the benefit of the doubt. Nor can the many others who do not enjoy the protective embrace of a place invested in their futures: Trayvon Martin was posthumously denigrated, in the effort to defend George Zimmerman’s killing of him, for being that most common of things: a young man who experimented with weed.
double-standards  sexism  feminism  alcohol  christine-blasey-ford  brett-kavanaugh  megan-garber  trayvon-martin  george-zimmerman  botham-jean  amber-guyger  anger  theatlantic.com 
6 weeks ago by yolandaenoch

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