Directed by Christy Wegener (Oprah’s Master Class, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Search and Destroy: Iggy & The Stooges’ Raw Power), I Am Vanessa Guillen, a new documentary based on the life and death of U.S. soldier Vanessa Guillen, will be released by Netflix on Nov. 17.
Army Spc. Guillén, age 20, disappeared from Fort Hood, Texas, in April 2020 and was found dead June 30. After telling her mother she was being sexually harassed on base, Guillen was allegedly killed by a fellow soldier.
CNN reports that Spc. Aaron Robinson allegedly murdered Guillén by bludgeoning her to death with a hammer at the armory where she worked. He died by suicide as law enforcement was attempting to detain him.
Guillén’s story sparked an international movement of assault victims demanding justice, according to a news release. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN