A quote from Christine Blasey Ford’s Senate testimony against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was spray-painted outside the entrance to Yale Law School before being removed later on Monday.
…“Indelible in the hippocampus is the laughter …” was written on the concrete in paint.
Crowds of agitated protesters in Kerala attacked female devotees, many of whom turned back as a result.
Several people including an old woman were injured as crowds threw stones at vehicles and attacked police officers.
…But while most Hindu temples allow women to enter as long as they are not menstruating, the Sabarimala temple was unusual in that it was one of the few that do not allow women in a broad age group to enter at all.
This was overturned by the Supreme Court last month, with judges observing that “the right to practice religion is available to both men and women”.
The assertion shouldn’t be stunning to anyone. It’s true. Anything else infantilizes adult women and assumes they cannot make their own decisions or be held responsible for their own actions. Any woman who doesn’t think other adult women are empowered to make their own decision does a disservice to #metoo.