Posts tagged Sexual Assault Cases
Woman is Drugged and Sexually Assaulted On Camera and Nobody Cared

The young woman went live several times on Facebook showing herself having a good time on her birthday trip. In on of her videos she shows herself dancing with a man in a black beanie and a black/white T-shirt. It appeared that she didn't know the man she was dancing with but was alert and having a drink while they socialized.

In her first several videos she's very vibrant and energetic while the man in the beanie appears to also be enjoying himself as well.

Moments later, the young lady appears to be dazed and lethargic while the man in the beanie that she had been dancing with prior is grabbing on her and assaulting her on film revealing her breasts and vagina on the Facebook broadcast.

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Aziz Ansari, Sexual Harassment and 3 Things Women Need to Know

We have to be cautious on what we call assault as this can become a slippery slope when addressing relations with the opposite sex. Of course there are major infractions that we obviously can call assault, but now we are getting to a granular level of what may be deemed as assault to others, can also be seen as miscommunication to some.  However the line of sexual assault is at times thin. We may not be able to categorize every instance of assault but what we can do is learn how to navigate those situations so that we can walk away with our dignity.     I do agree that Ansari was probably thirsty, but I hesitate at calling it a true assault because he could easily interpret her actions as welcoming. 

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