Very similar to in the course of the pandemic when many artists had been being outed for sexual assault, this week has seen many extra come to gentle following the accusation of Mize.
Yesterday, the Atlanta-based producer launched a prolonged assertion addressing not solely the preliminary accusation that started this reckoning, but additionally responding to an outdated Reddit submit accusing him of giving one other girl a black eye. He additionally offered “proof” supporting his facet.
— MIZE (@mizedub) October 19, 2022
— MIZE (@mizedub) October 19, 2022
Within the hours since, extra tales of sexual assault from numerous DJs have come to gentle, together with Blunts & Blondes, Vibe Emissions, and Dalek One.
Regarding the allegations made towards me: pic.twitter.com/HRdqmunMUG
— BLUNTS & BLONDES ➡️ STORY OF A STONER TOUR (@bluntsnblondes) October 19, 2022
— ✧･ﾟ: *✧ 𝖍𝖊𝖝𝖝 ✧*:･ﾟ✧ (@hexxdubz) October 19, 2022
TDLR; That is my story about being molested by Vibe Emissions. pic.twitter.com/hCxajzjQhH
— Parys Simms (@parysimms23) October 19, 2022
Dalek One just isn’t a protected man to be round. My dms are open to anybody who has been affected by him or anybody else, you aren’t alone. pic.twitter.com/M0sCM75vbM
— kiana 🧚🏼♀️ (@marijkiana) October 20, 2022
Different accusations have additionally come out surrounding Wa$ted Presents in Southern California, Angelic Roots, SOMA Leisure, and others.
Within the days, weeks, months, or years after experiencing sexual assault, it may be extraordinarily tough to return to phrases with what occurred or to even notice what was skilled was sexual assault.
Varied causes can stop somebody from instantly reporting the incident to authorities. In line with statistics offered by Rape, Abuse & Incest Nationwide Community (RAINN), of the sexual violence crimes not reported to police from 2005-2010, the sufferer gave the next causes for not reporting:
- 20% feared retaliation
- 13% believed the police wouldn’t do something to assist
- 13% believed it was a private matter
- 8% reported to a unique official
- 8% believed it was not necessary sufficient to report
- 7% didn’t wish to get the perpetrator in hassle
- 2% believed the police couldn’t do something to assist
- 30% gave one more reason, or didn’t cite one purpose
Out of each 1,000 sexual assaults, solely about 31% are ever reported to police and solely about 16% of these ever result in arrest. Once you add an influence dynamic to the combo, as within the case of a performing DJ/producer and a fan or employees employee, the variety of reported instances seems even decrease.
When girls are in a position to stand collectively relating to their experiences, it empowers others to inform their very own tales. However the onus shouldn’t be solely on girls to carry perpetrators accountable for his or her actions. Males and people of their pal teams should additionally make an effort to inform their friends what they’re doing is unsuitable, and to name out problematic actions in the event that they see them.
If it is advisable converse to somebody about your personal expertise, the Nationwide Sexual Assault Hotline is out there 24 hours a day at 1-800-656-4673. You too can converse with a consultant on-line.
Four4Consent additionally gives sources particularly for incidents relating to nightlife and leisure. If you’re a survivor of violence, and/or harassment or trafficking and are wishing to contact our group for assist, sources, referrals, or processing, please e-mail [email protected] to be arrange with a Nationally Credentialed advocate