We need to improve our understanding of the long term effects of sexual assault, and offer continued support to survivors.
Teach your sons that women don’t need to be fuckable to seem worthy enough to be listened to.
People of any age and gender should be taught to speak up when they’re uncomfortable – even against respected figures such as authorities and elders. They should be heard, not shut down.
While I now felt open to the world of sex and excited to start exploring, I was left feeling even more self-conscious about my body and my sexual expression.
I’m glad I have the freedom to write about this, and put it out there and encourage other women to do the same.
I hope that those who will read this will remember that rapists can be anywhere and anyone. I hope they remember that many monsters are better disguised in plain light than in the shadows.
Exit polls showed 68% of white voters supported Moore despite national attention on recent accusations of pedophilia, xenophobia, homophobia, and blatant racism.
For a while I wiped this experience from my memory completely. I went on living my life as if this stranger hadn’t crossed the ultimate line of complete invasion of space.
Three separate studies have shown that fraternity men are three times more likely to rape women than men not involved in Greek life.
One thing is clear, ladies. We do not understand balls at all.