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"Hour, Chris summer live at the Mercedes Benz plano news center, professor Vanessa Tyson. The woman who claims Virginia Lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted her. In two thousand four speaking publicly for the first time since her story came out she did not address her claim directly last night at Stanford University. But did talk about the importance of supporting victims last night symposium at Stanford University focused on the impact of the metoo movement and had been planned for months long before Tyson publicly accused Lieutenant governor Fairfax of assault Tyson never mentioned Fairfax by name, but seemed to explain her motivation for going public. Sometimes you have to lead, by example. No matter how hard it is at a panel discussion Tuesday night scripts college, associate professor, Vanessa Tyson, encouraged sexual assault survivors to share their stories while acknowledging the obstacles they often face. There's a recurring theme at least when when women come forward. The this deliberate attempt to try to undermine someone's credibility after Tyson's allegations became public Lieutenant governor Fairfax pointed to what he called inconsistencies in her story claiming she never mentioned the two thousand and four incident until last week despite making an earlier video in which she recounted other instances of being sexually molested as a child. Fairfax has said he won't resign maintaining their sexual encounter was consensual Tyson addressed the issue of defining consent. How do we understand affirmative interactions as opposed to? You have to fight someone off you have to scream at the top of your lungs. Perhaps we need kinda to reshape how we understand consent. Virginia. Lawmakers have decided to delay. Introducing articles of impeachment against Fairfax pending further investigation. Tyson's team responded saying they expect it to be thorough fair and expeditious on Tuesday night Tyson expressed her hope that all victims of sexual violence continue to come forward. They have nothing to be ashamed up, and they are not alone a spokeswoman for Fairfax said, the Lieutenant governor has no specific comment on what Tyson said last night. He's previously said that due process should be respected for him and his accusers. Fairfax remains in line to replace the state's embattled governor Ralph Northam who is still dealing with the fallout over a racist yearbook photo, let's is that O'Keefe George strait drops a new single from his thirtieth studio album. Minutes a real toe tapper.."