In light of the Brock Turner case, we are featuring an artist that sheds light on sexual assault and intimate partner violence. We received a compilation of photos of women representing victim-blaming statements like those made by Brock Turner and his father in court. Thank you to Yana Mazurkevich for sharing her work with us. These issues affect millions of women around the world but are often ignored. Help unsilence these voices by liking and sharing.
(1/6) “This is not a story of another drunk college hookup with poor decision making. Assault is not an accident,” as said by the survivor in the recent Brock Turner case.
(2/6) “If she is wearing a cardigan over her dress don’t take it off so that you can touch her breasts. Maybe she is cold, maybe that’s why she wore the cardigan,” as paraphrased by the survivor in the recent Brock Turner case.
(3/6) “If she is too drunk to even walk and falls down, do not mount her, hump her, take off her underwear, and insert your hand inside her vagina,” as said by the survivor in the recent Brock Turner case.
(4/6) “So one year later, as predicted, a new dialogue emerged. Brock had a strange new story, almost sounded like a poorly written young adult novel with kissing and dancing and hand holding and lovingly tumbling onto the ground, and most importantly in this new story, there was suddenly consent. One year after the incident, he remembered, oh yeah, by the way she actually said yes, to everything, so,” as said by the survivor in the recent Brock Turner case.
(5/6) “Being drunk I just couldn’t make the best decisions and neither could she,” as paraphrased from Brock in the recent Brock Turner case.
(6/6) “You were wrong for doing what nobody else was doing, which was pushing your erect dick in your pants against my naked, defenseless body concealed in a dark area, where partygoers could no longer see or protect me, and my own sister could not find me,” as said by the survivor in the recent Brock Turner case.