Conversations I Wish I Had

A master class on how to deal with a campus rape

Dr. Jen Gunter

050704-006A young woman who was intoxicated and unconscious was allegedly raped by a Stanford student names Brock Turner (allegedly because it has not been proven in court). And not just any student, but a student athlete who was heavily recruited for the swim team (swimming is big at Stanford). Normally these kinds of stories have dismal endings for the alleged victim for in addition to the rape itself the allegedly perpetrators are rarely expelled from school or even kicked of their sports team never mind facing charges. But that’s not what happened this time at Stanford.

Two male students on bicycles spotted Turner on top of a woman who was clearly unconscious. Instead of just cycling away or giving a lame, ‘Dude, stop,” they intervened. Physically. They got him off the woman and held him until the police came.

The police actually came and arrested Turner.

The prosecutors…

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