“Coming Out” As An Assault Survivor and What It Means For #MeToo

By Chris Potter (Flickr: 3D Judges Gavel) [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

During this trying time we might call The Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Epoch, every day brings a new revelation and a new match point. The Judiciary Committee voted to advance Kav’s nomination to the full Senate (point: GOP). Then two woman cornered Flake in an elevator with their heart-wrenching testimony of surviving assault, and Flake flipped, calling for a “limited” FBI…