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‘Time’ 100 list offensively honors both Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh

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The annual Time 100 list debuted Wednesday with a shocking juxtaposition: The magazine recognized Christine Blasey Ford as an “icon” but also honored Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the man she said drunkenly assaulted her during high school, as a “leader.”

For those who believe Ford, seeing Kavanaugh on the same list as her is more than an insult — it’s a cruel reminder that even in the #MeToo era, men credibly accused of assault can nevertheless rise to power while being lauded…

‘Time’ 100 list offensively honors both Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh

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The annual Time 100 list debuted Wednesday with a shocking juxtaposition: The magazine recognized Christine Blasey Ford as an “icon” but also honored Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the man she said drunkenly assaulted her during high school, as a “leader.”

For those who believe Ford, seeing Kavanaugh on the same list as her is more than an insult — it’s a cruel reminder that even in the #MeToo era, men credibly accused of assault can nevertheless rise to power while being lauded…

Christine Blasey Ford is ‘in awe’ of former gymnast Rachael Denhollander

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In a video statement for the Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year Awards, Christine Blasey Ford makes her first public appearance since testifying against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who was accused of sexual assault.

Ford presents the Inspiration of the Year award to lawyer and former gymnast Rachael Denhollander, who was the first woman to publicly speak out against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in 2016. 

“Her courage inspired other survivors to end…

Christine Blasey Ford will donate remaining GoFundMe money to help trauma survivors

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Christine Blasey Ford and her family have received death threats and moved four times since Ford testified that Brett Kavanaugh, now a Supreme Court justice, sexually assaulted her in high school. Ford also received support from celebrities, including Lady Gaga and Alyssa Milano, and activists like #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, as well as countless Americans. 

Amid her painful public experience, Ford’s neighbors and colleagues created a GoFundMe campaign to help fund her ballooning security…

What sexual assault survivors and activists are doing now after Kavanaugh confirmation

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It was almost 5:30 p.m. ET on Friday. Sen. Susan Collins, once a swing vote, had just announced her plan to confirm Kavanaugh, all but guaranteeing his lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court.

Jess Morales Rockett, political director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) — who you might recognize from a video where she confronted Sen. Ted Cruz with her own sexual assault story — was on the ground, surrounded by other exhausted, restless protesters.

Lady Gaga shares her support for Christine Blasey Ford with powerful statement about trauma

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Lady Gaga has a simple answer for those still wondering if people who speak out about sexual assault should be believed. That answer is “yes.”

Speaking with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show, Gaga, who is a sexual assault survivor, shared her support for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and other people living with trauma. 

“When this woman saw that Judge Kavanaugh was going to be put in the highest position of power in the judicial system [...]  She was triggered [...] and she was brave…

Someone tell the GOP all the old white men yelling about Kavanaugh isn’t cute

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Breaking: Old white guys are yelling on TV again.

Republican senators (yes, them) gathered on Capitol Hill to make individual statements about the FBI investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. During the press conference, the group of overwhelmingly old white men ranted about the “public circus-like atmosphere” and called the hearings about Kavanaugh allegedly sexually assaulting Dr. Christine Blasey Ford a “search and destroy mission.” 

Someone tell the GOP all the old white men yelling about Kavanaugh isn’t cute

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Breaking: Old white guys are yelling on TV again.

Republican senators (yes, them) gathered on Capitol Hill to make individual statements about the FBI investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. During the press conference, the group of overwhelmingly old white men ranted about the “public circus-like atmosphere” and called the hearings about Kavanaugh allegedly sexually assaulting Dr. Christine Blasey Ford a “search and destroy mission.” 

Someone tell the GOP all the old white men yelling about Kavanaugh isn’t cute

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Breaking: Old white guys are yelling on TV again.

Republican senators (yes, them) gathered on Capitol Hill to make individual statements about the FBI investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. During the press conference, the group of overwhelmingly old white men ranted about the “public circus-like atmosphere” and called the hearings about Kavanaugh allegedly sexually assaulting Dr. Christine Blasey Ford a “search and destroy mission.” 

Someone tell the GOP all the old white men yelling about Kavanaugh isn’t cute

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Breaking: Old white guys are yelling on TV again.

Republican senators (yes, them) gathered on Capitol Hill to make individual statements about the FBI investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. During the press conference, the group of overwhelmingly old white men ranted about the “public circus-like atmosphere” and called the hearings about Kavanaugh allegedly sexually assaulting Dr. Christine Blasey Ford a “search and destroy mission.”