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    The #MeToo movement is empowering. It’s a way to cope with the fear that a person has been living with for a certain amount of time. It’s a way to show truth to others, and a way to deal with bad choices. It is making it’s mark on people’s lives as a recipient or the ...
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    Although statistics have proven that sexual assault cases are only false 2-8% of the time, when victims of sexual crimes come forward about their experiences, they are almost always faced with intense scrutiny and judgment, from peers and authority figures alike. Women are often bombarded with unfair and victim-shaming questions that should not be relevant to ...
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    Before I get into the article about consent which sparked my fury, I feel as though I need to briefly describe my background and unfortunate first-hand experience with sexual assault. This is a part of my life that I have not been brave enough to share with many people, including my own family, until now. ...
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    When I was young and saw abusive relationships and domestic violence portrayed on television, I would wonder at how the victim could allow it to happen. “Why don’t they just leave?” I would ask in complete bewilderment, trying to imagine myself in a scenario where I would want to stay with a cruel partner. At ...