As Free as a Bird

Spreading my voice on the injustices of rape culture, misogyny, and human trafficking in an effort to educate others and empower like-minded women.

An open letter to anyone who has experienced sexual assault

canada.com

I don’t need to know you to believe you. I don’t need to know what happened to you. I don’t need to know how “severe” or “serious” it was, because we should take all sexual assault seriously. Period.

If someone doesn’t take “no” for an answer, they are dangerous.

If they make you too afraid or uncomfortable to say “no” to them, or if they are too important to say “no” to, they are dangerous.

If they do something to you when you are physically incapable of saying “no”, they are dangerous.

I don’t want to support these people. I don’t want to be friendly with them or anyone who thinks what they do is okay, or “not a big deal.” I want to support you.

I can walk you home at night and help you change the locks. I can hook you up with supportservices. Whether you…

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