On the morning Jian Ghomeshi’s verdict was handed down, a protest in support of sexual assault survivors was organized by a local rape crisis centre outside the Toronto courthouse. Here's why they showed up.
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Robin J., 29, student
"The public interest in this case has so many layers: it’s a taboo topic, and there are [questions about] BDSM and consent. It draws curiosity. And people who are survivors — or have survivors in their families — really want to see a positive outcome. Because there are rarely positive outcomes in these cases.”
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