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Lady Gaga Supports Christine Blasey Ford: ‘This Debate Is One of the Most Upsetting Things I Have Ever Witnessed’

Lady Gaga revealed her support for Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor who says Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than 30 years ago. And Gaga did so with an impassioned speech about her own experience as a survivor of sexual assault. Appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, she […]

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'Indelible in the Hippocampus': Christine Blasey Ford Explains Science Behind Her Trauma

While recounting her allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday, Christine Blasey Ford said the judge had covered her mouth to prevent her from screaming during an assault while the two were teenagers in high school. In follow-up questions, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) asked Blasey how she could […]

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The Push For Christine Blasey Ford to Testify Plays Into An Ugly Myth About A Victim's 'Duty'

Politicians criticizing Christine Blasey Ford for not wanting to testify Monday in a Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Brett Kavanaugh are inadvertently holding her solely responsible for policing her alleged attacker, say experts on sexual assault. Research on the motivations of sexual assault survivors reveals that those who cooperate with law enforcement investigations are often spurred […]