Simone Biles defends one teammate after another's misguided comment about sexual assault

Simone Biles defends one teammate after another's misguided comment about sexual assault

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Aly Raisman, an American gymnast and member of the U.S. women’s Olympic team, posted a message on Friday reminding everyone that a woman’s appearance has nothing to do with whether or not she’s assaulted. Drama ensued when teammate Gabby Douglas responded.

“Just to be clear … just because a woman does a sexy photoshoot or wears a sexy outfit does not give a man the right to shame her or not believe her when she comes forward with sexual abuse,” she wrote. 

Raisman has been a vocal advocate for victims of sexual assault and harassment after sharing her experience of abuse by USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. An appearance on 60 Minutes last weekend brought her story to the forefront of the past two months’ allegations of harassment and assault by powerful men across industries.  Read more…

More about Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Gymnastics, Simone Biles, and Aly Raisman


Source: Mashable | Simone Biles defends one teammate after another's misguided comment about sexual assault

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