The Steubenville rape case helped spark a national conversation
about victim-blaming and rape culture.
But the victim only got justice because Anonymous leaked significant social media evidence implicating the
— and for distributing those tweets, photos, and video, 26-year-old Deric Lostutter faces more prison time than the rapists got themselves.
faces up to ten years behind bars if he's convicted of
hacking-relating crimes. Now he's gearing up for a costly legal battle — and as he calls for donations
, we call on you to give him the nationwide support he needs
to win his trial.
The Ohio U.S. Attorney's office and the DOJ are sending a dangerous message to men who stand up : Don't get involved, or else.
Let them know we still stand with Deric: Sign your support for his actions and oppose sending him to prison, now!
MESSAGE FOR U.S. ATTORNEY AND DOJ: We support Deric's whisleblowing at Steubenville, and urge you to note our nationwide support when deciding whether to charge him for his act of courage.