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This is pretty horrifying.
Across the US, sexual harassment in the housing industry can drive poor women into homelessness.Read more from BBC News
This thread is incredibly sad. Click through to read it all.
"Good morning. Welcome to day 6 in the #LarryNassar sentencing. Prosecutor's office says we're now expecting 158 survivors to give statements before this is over. Approximately 120 have spoken thus far."Read more from Twitter
"Gymnast Mattie Larson said she purposely hurt herself to avoid Larry Nassar https://t.co/qK7zku2YQd"Read more from Twitter
"The next woman addressing the court as Victim 190. We are at 190 victims now. It's one thing to digest this as a sanitized number, and something entirely different to see each of these women stand up, speak, shake, cry, and relive their pain. It is nothing short of staggering."Read more from Twitter
If you're following this case, here's an unbelievable train wreck interview with an MSU board member that I shared yesterday. https://t.co/R1bihuETA6 https://t.co/v9Cv2eYNZ1— Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) January 24, 2018
"Sexual predator Larry Nassar assaults over 150 girls over the course of 30 yrs, sentenced to 175 yrs in prison & men are CRITICIZING THE FEMALE JUDGE WHO TRIED THE CASE for being "mean" If this isn't the entire fucking problem wrapped up in a shit bow I don't know what is"Read more from Twitter
"VIDEO: Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sentenced to up to 175 years in prison. https://t.co/hFgwHOZE6w via @ReutersTV https://t.co/zN6Px4OVsx"
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina: You do not deserve to walk outside of a prison ever again. I have just signed your death warrant.
There were also new developments late today related to the leadership and culture of gymnastics that allowed these assaults to continue for years. The CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee apologized for failing to protect the girls and women involved. He also called for the resignation of the entire board of directors of USA Gymnastics.
"More than 150 victims of Larry Nassar shared wrenching testimony over the past seven days. Today, some of them embraced in court after hearing his sentence. https://t.co/MdUA0HrE8n"Read more from Twitter