Showing posts from April 27, 2011

Stand UP


Lets get to it! I want to acknowledge that today April 27, 201., is National Denim Day and YES!!!! I am rocking my fly jeans with my stilettos today :-). Just to give you all a bit of background info on how this cause/day was created...

"An 18-year old girl is picked up by her married 45-year old driving instructor for her very first lesson. He takes her to an isolated road, pulls her out of the car, wrestles her out of one leg of her jeans and forcefully rapes her. Threatened with death if she tells anyone, he makes her drive the car home. Later that night she tells her parents, and they help and support her to press charges. The perpetrator gets arrested and is prosecuted. He is convicted of rape and sentenced to jail.

He appeals the sentence. The case makes it’s all the way to the Italian Supreme Court. Within a matter of days the case against the driving instructor is overturned, dismissed, and the perpetrator released. In a statement by the …