And like, a lot of these people were GIRLS. Not women. Not that sexually assaulting women is acceptable, but there is no excuse for sexually assaulting a child. There is no "being too harsh" or mean or whatever. What this guy did is sick and disgusting and he deserves to be punished to the fullest extent of the law.
While bigotry towards minorities is still very much a pressing issue that needs to be addressed, that does not mean that those who are seen as coming from a 'priveleged' background have not experienced their own hardships