Disbelief: Rape Culture’s Strongest Ally

Originally published in the Huffington Post Canada on November 11, 2014. 

“Weide’s sycophantic defense of Woody Allen didn’t entertain the possibility that the famed film director might have sexually assaulted his adopted daughter; it dismissed it altogether by suggesting that what Dylan believes is a delusion, implanted by her vindictive mother…More than anything, it seems people simply don’t want to entertain the notion that a beloved public figure is capable of doing the worst possible thing to a helpless child, so it suits them more to believe in the somewhat lesser evil of a planted falsehood.”

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