This is a victory not just for Andrea Constand, whom I consider to be the Joan of Arc in the war on rape. It is not just a victory for the common will, it is not just a victory for the 62 of us publicly known Cosby survivors who Gloria Allred has helped give a voice.
It is also a victory for womanhood, and it is a victory for all sexual assault survivors, female and male. Last year, when I was sitting in the courtroom of the first trial, and the verdict was hung, I left with such a tremendous sense of disappointment. And it became evident to me that the justice system is lightyears behind modern culture.
But today, this jury has shown what the Me Too movement is saying, is that women are worthy of being believed.