That’s a really laughable “statistic.” The false report rate is between 2–10% and that’s a reliably across a variety of sources.

So, the fact that over 12 million people responded to #MeToo in less than 24 hours is just evidence that most women are liars? Yeah, I think we’re done with this conversation. I’ve had enough victim blaming for one lifetime.

Written by

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store