#metoo

#metoo

You are not alone. Together we can de-stigmatize speaking out about our experiences with sexual harassment, assault, and more.

Emily PK 5 days ago
Surviving Rape
The first time I was sexually assaulted I was fourteen years old, and I was raped when I was sixteen. This forever changed me and my outlook on the world and my own life. I remember sitting in the sho...
Ellowen Ophelia9 days ago
'Beauty Restored': Life After Rape (Must Read)
After I had been raped I told all that needed to know. When my mom told the pastor that worked at her job, I was far from thrilled. I didn’t think that she needed to know. I wasn’t even sure I still b...
adriel cleaves13 days ago
What Survival Really Entails
Do you recognize the girl standing before you? The one you effortlessly destroyed. Do you recognize the humility emitting from her eyes, when you act as if it's okay to threaten her the way you did? Do you remember the naive girl who felt safe walking on to your property? Smiling alongside your family, oblivious to the destruction you would eventually lay on her path? Do you remember the anger which consumed the entire essence of her being? Do you remember how desperate she was to escape your gr...
A Complicated & Confusing #MeToo
Do you remember, Daddy? Or is it something an elementary schooler would make up? Because I honestly don’t remember my childhood besides the few incidences we had. It’s something I’m just now dealing w...
Brooke Elizabeth21 days ago
Yes, Dad, #MeToo
When fathers are tone deaf to the #metoo movement, what message does that send to their daughters?
Ellowen Ophelia24 days ago
Update on My Rape Case
For a while I believed that my soul was permanently shattered. I believed that what this man took from me could never be retrieved again. My pain was so excruciating physically and mentally that every...
One Hell of a Year
My last year of high school was hell. I'd sugarcoat it, but that's exactly what it was. It is a story I tell in real life all the time in that joking way that makes people think you are fine. However,...
Milica Markovica month ago
Gendered Violence
The term gendered violence encompasses verbal and physical forms of abuse inflicted by an individual involved in a given partnership or power dynamic with another, in order to perpetuate systemic gend...
Amber Bastedoa month ago
Abduction Survivor
When I was a moody teenager, about 14 years old, I listened to Green Day and Nirvana on my Walkman every day on the way home from school. Being a freshman is such a confusing, yet exciting time. Fresh...