We felt a responsibility to issue a statement about the recent Brock Turner rape case as it relates to Episode 2 and our discussion of the bills attempting to determine where transgender and gender nonconforming individuals can use the restroom. Please tune into this impassioned conversation about rape, sexual assault, bigotry, and hate.
Religious Gummy Bears Addendum: A Commentary on the Brock Turner Rape Case.
- Provide a clear and current example of how sexual assault and rape of women is not an actual concern nor argument against transgender and gender nonconforming individuals using the restroom of their identity.
Vocabulary: please see vocabulary for Episode 2.
In addition to reviewing the suggested reading for Episode 2, please also review the Brock Turner case and follow up links below.
The Case and Sentencing: http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/06/us/sexual-assault-brock-turner-stanford/
Dan Turner's Letter to Judge: http://heavy.com/news/2016/06/brock-turner-father-dad-dan-turner-full-letter-statement-stanford-rapist/
Victim's Letter to Brock Turner: https://www.buzzfeed.com/katiejmbaker/heres-the-powerful-letter-the-stanford-victim-read-to-her-ra?utm_term=.bv9OELJGY#.pb0q7oEQj