Mariska & Kym Worth speaker in Detroit (Longer version)
@TheJHF: Our founder, @Mariska, talking with Kym Worthy and staff of the Detroit Prosecutor’s Office. #endthebacklog
Comedian Jamie Kilstein thinks we shouldn’t joke about violence against women. That view got him notably shunned from the comedy community; other famous comedians weighed in, called him names, it was a whole thing. As a result, he lost a TV deal, promotional gigs, and friends — all because he said rape jokes are bad. [Rest.]
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and Mariska Hargitay holding a press conference this morning in Detroit about ending the backlog of rape kits. Detroit has one of the largest known backlog of untested rape kits in the country. There are over 10,000 untested rape kits.
Photo credit for middle picture belongs to Ingrid Jacques with Detroit News.