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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…

‘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 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…

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…

Brett Kavanaugh’s use of the word ‘emotional’ exposes a gross double standard

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Emotional. This is the word Brett Kavanaugh employed in an op-ed to describe his behaviour during his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. 

In an op-ed entitled “I Am an Independent, Impartial Judgepublished in the Wall Street Journal, Kavanaugh characterised his conduct in the hearing as “emotional,” perhaps, “too emotional at times.” He prefaced this statement by saying that his testimony was a reflection of his “deep distress at the unfairness of how this allegation” of…

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…

Women’s March plans #CancelKavanaugh protest to sway senators before confirmation vote

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The internet’s mood can be described in two words, one hashtag: #CancelKavanaugh

In a final effort to stop Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, the Women’s March and other organizations have announced the Cancel Kavanaugh march, which will take place in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 4Nationwide demonstrations are also scheduled for the next few days.  

Some reports say the FBI’s investigation into the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh could wrap up sooner than the end of the week, which…

Trump shamelessly mocks Ford at rally as more Kavanaugh dirt surfaces

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If President Trump’s statement Tuesday morning that it’s a “very scary time for young men in America” had you screaming into the void, just wait until you watch him mock Christine Blasey Ford.

At an evening rally in Mississippi, Trump ridiculed Ford’s emotional Senate testimony against his Supreme Court pick Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who Ford says sexually assaulted her when they were in high school in the 1980s.