Women shouldn’t be expected to engage in sexual activity any more than they should be shamed for it. We should have a society that encourages women to make their own individual choices that suit their needs and wants.
In the United States, empathy has become a partisan value, when in fact it should be a human one. This is a national emergency, a national time of grief, and a national time of mobilization in and outside of government regardless of political leanings. Unfortunately, we have seen shaky measures at best because the question has become not, “What can the government do?” but rather, “Should the government do anything at all?”
Anyone can speak, but minorities advocating for change have historically been ignored and met with violent backlash from dominant groups. When people of color attempt to speak freely, they are often degraded, ignored, and attacked.