This year, I’ll be secretly observing an anniversary that was never meant for me.
Go ahead, #ArrestUs for exercising our fundamental human right of choice over our bodies.
He grabbed my breast full in his open hand and squeezed so hard he left me throbbing in pain.
I never thought my husband and I would be connected by a word like rape, yet here I am.
I lost my virginity to rape, at 13 years old.
I was on a date. It was December and warm in Southern California.
I’d always been taught the bad men were the ones lurking in the bushes. No one ever told me they could be the man you marry.
The country has spoken; women do not matter in the United States.
Imagine living the worst moment of your life over and over again.
Content Notice: Sexual Assault
Trigger warning: discussion of rape and sexual assault.
Trigger Warning: Discussion of rape, sexual violence, and sexual abuse.
Content notice: Descriptions of sexual assault, domestic violence, and emotional abuse.
Time’s up. And Weinstein’s retribution feels really satisfying.