Stanford Rape Survivor Breaks Her Silence On Brock Turner's Sentence As She's Named Glamour's Woman Of The Year! Read Her Powerful Essay!
Brock Turner became the nefarious poster boy of rape culture and victim blaming this year after sexually assaulting an unconscious woman at Stanford University and receiving an embarrassingly light jail sentence for his crime.
Though Turner only spent a measly three months behind bars, his crime transcended the courtroom thanks to the words of the young woman he violated, who penned a now-viral statement condemning her rapist's actions.
This brave assault survivor, identified only as Emily Doe, was named Glamour's Woman of the Year. In a new essay published by the mag, she recounts the aftermath of the rape and Turner's light sentencing.
Doe describes how because she was unconscious and had two sober witnesses during the incident, she was seen as "a best case scenario" for justice to prevail in her favor. She explains: