Well said Carrie! There seems to be an enormous empathy gap when it comes to considering the impact of false accusations on men.

Women like the commenter you refer to are so invested in sticking to the #believeallwomen argument, that any sufferng that doing so might cause is dismissed as irrelevant.

And absolutely, those who want to overlook sexual abuse thrive on these stories about women who lie. One story about a false accusations serves as justification to ignore any number of predatory men.

Men and women should be working together to tackle this problem, but too many people are invested in seeing it as a zero-sum game.

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