On the cover of the American magazine Time Dr. Christine Blasey Ford pictured, the woman who judge Brett Kavanaugh accuses of sexual misconduct. Kavanaugh is a candidate to the Us supreme court, to serve.
‘When Dr. Christine Blasey Ford on september 27, testified before the Senate committee, it became clear that the zeitgeist would change.’ As light Time on Instagram the cover. “Women and men who are victims of sexual violence, and looked forward to the credibility of her testimony. When the hearing came, it was clear that Ford was more than a credible witness.’ She brought according to Time, a full motion.
The cover is not a photograph, nor a drawing. Ford is portrayed on the basis of words from her testimony.
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When Dr. Christine Blasey Ford walked in to face the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27, raised her right hand and swore to tell the truth, it was clear that an unassuming psychology professor and mother of two was about to change the course of current events in real time. “I am here today not because I want to be,” Ford said to Senators, who were prepared to assess her allegation that Judge Brett Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her some 36 years ago, a charge he vigorously denies. “I am terrified.” At stake was a potential lifetime appointment to the #SupremeCourt that could change decades of legal rulings and the affect the nation’s faith in its judiciary. The hopes and fears of #women and men who have lived with the trauma of sexual violence were riding on the credibility of Ford’s testimony. By the time the hearing ended, Ford had done more than prove herself a credible witness. Women called into C-SPAN to tell their own, decades-old stories of harassment and rape. #WhyIDidntReport exploded on social media, a rallying cry for those who had never gone public about their own sexual assault until then. Ford’s testimony slowed the machinery of political power when it was fully in gear. An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll released Oct. 3 found that 45% of respondents thought Ford was telling the truth, compared to 33% who believed Kavanaugh. That’s a marked shift from 1991, when Americans sided with Clarence Thomas after Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment. The facts remain unsettled, and Ford’s testimony may not prevent Kavanaugh’s confirmation. But it was a powerful warning that wealth, status and a record of professional accomplishments were no longer enough to override credible allegations of sexual assault, no matter when they occurred. To young #people, it was a message that drunken violence could shadow them. To victims, Ford’s testimony was an invitation to speak up, no matter how powerful the accused, no matter how long ago the attack. People will listen, the country seemed to reassure them. We will believe you. Read this week’s cover story on TIME.com. Illustration by John Mavroudis (@zenpop) for TIME; animation by @brobeldesign
“Others came to her with their story, #WhyIDidntReport went viral on social media, a possibility for victims to understand why they never earlier declaration did, thus Time.
Her testimony is, according to the magazine, a clear warning that wealth and status are no longer more important than allegations of sexual violence when it occurred. It is according to Time is also an important message to young men, drunk conduct them can continue to haunt.
According to Time was Ford’s testimony an outstretched hand to other victims to tell their story, and that listening will be, regardless of who the attacker was, or how long ago the facts. ‘People will listen, we will believe you’, concludes the magazine.
Accusations of sexual misconduct
Judge Kavanaugh is accused of sexual harassment by Christine Blasey Ford, but denies all the allegations. During a Senate committee if both Ford and Kavanaugh to speak to witnesses. Friday votes of the U.s. senators about the nomination of Kavanaugh. Saturday following the final vote on a seat in the highest court of the land. That appointment is for life.