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Op-Ed: Reaction to Report of Kavanaugh Sex Assault Shows That Myths Persist

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BARCC Executive Director Gina Scaramella recently wrote an op-ed on the reactions to the report that Supremem Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a young woman in high school and the myths about sexual assault that have already been repeated in the wake of this news. 

Excerpt: "Reaction to the news that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh may have sexually assaulted Professor Christine Blasey Ford when they were both high school students shows that myths about sexual assault persist, even one year into our national reckoning with #MeToo."

Read the entire op-ed, "Reaction To Report Of Kavanaugh Sex Assault Shows That Myths Persist," online at WGBH

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Taylor Rapalyea
Taylor Rapalyea serves as BARCC's marketing and communications coordinator. She helps implement communications plans, creates content, and provides support for organizational communications, all to further public knowledge of BARCC's mission and services. Taylor brings four years of local news reporting and editing to BARCC, and has worked at Patch News, the Salem News, and the Gloucester Daily Times. She learned video reporting and editing at the Boston Herald, and served as editor of the Simmons Voice while studying journalism and public relations at Simmons College.

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