And I'll say one more thing on the subject. Assange may be doing very good work on Wikileaks. That doesn't mean that I'll defend him if the charges are true. Whether or not the charges are true is not relevant to whether WikiLeaks is a force for good or bad. There are sexist dirtbags in every single organization on the planet, from the Pentagon to Earth First!.
I've said from the start of this thing that the remarkable thing isn't that a famous person may have committed a sexual assault. The remarkable thing is that the women are getting listened to. That a sexual assault of this nature gets the accused put on top of Interpol's most wanted list.
The sad part is that, assuming the charges are true, Assange may not even realize that he is guilty of sexual assault. Far too many men still don't get the idea that sex you have with someone without their permission is rape, and that a sexual partner can remove their permission AT ANY POINT. Period. Full Stop.