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Why Do Bisexual Women Face High Rates of Sexual Assault?

Nearly half of all bi women are sexually assaulted in their lifetimes. Why is this happening, and what can we do about it?

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About Blurred Bylines

Blurred Bylines is an effort to bring to light some of those perspectives that deserve their place in the public conscience. Unfortunately, a 24-hour media culture doesn’t allow for revisiting and re-assessing. And this isn’t something that gets better on its own. We have to fight to bring to the surface new ideas and points of view. 

When the voices of entire communities, cultures and genders are rendered unimportant and ignored, lost in history and the present, it’s hard to not be angry. Our voices may just be one in millions of millions. But it’s when that same message gets said by millions of different people, that it starts to break through the cacophony.

Those perspectives have value and they should be shared. That progress deserves to be covered. And it’s up to us to ensure that happens. Keep reading about Blurred Bylines.


Carmelo Pizarro Jr: 22-Year-Old Shot To Death By Los Angeles Sheriffs in 2019

Carmelo Pizarro was unarmed and running from police when he was killed outside his mother’s home in Pico Rivera in 2019.

Daniel Canizales: Shot 16 Times By South Gate Police in 2019

Daniel Canizales survived the 2019 police shooting on Paramount Blvd, but will never walk again. He was never charged with a crime. 

Francisco Garcia: Killed by LASD Deputy Luke Liu in 2016

Luke Liu stopped Francisco Garcia at a Norwalk gas station, accused him of stealing a car, then shot the unarmed motorist four times.

Jose Chavez: Killed By LAPD in South LA in 2018

Jose Chavez was tasered multiple times and shot with beanbag rounds before being pronounced dead in a residential neighborhood in South LA.

Armando Garcia-Muro: Teenager Killed By LA Sheriffs As They Shot A Dog

Armando Garcia-Muro was 17 years old when deputies shot him at a Palmdale apartment complex while trying to kill a dog that belonged to a resident.

Daniel Rivera: Killed By LAPD In Arleta On Body Cam Footage in 2020

Los Angeles police tased Daniel Rivera multiple times as he lay motionless, cuffed and hobbled, in a public wash. He died at the scene.

Nicholas Burgos: Hospital Patient Shot To Death by LASD in 2020

Nicholas Burgos was a patient at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center when he was shot 7 times by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy Dalia Gonzales.

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*Side Note: If you expected this website to be about Blurred Lines, the music video of fully clothed men “dancing” with naked women and a very blurry understanding of how consent works, thanks for making it this far.