It is hard to explain to those ready to condemn that belief in a woman who comes out about sexual assault is akin to religious belief. It transcends tangible evidence. Usually, unless it is immediately documented, that evidence isn’t there. The person counts on the love and empathy of others for help, assistance, survival of any trust in the system .
Women know this — or they should. Men who love these women must know the women. Love too is based on intangibles.