Tag: sexualassault

Sovereignty

If you had asked me 10 years ago what I think people might remember me for I never in a million years would have thought someone would think of the word Sovereignty when it came to me. For years I gave away the power over myself to everyone else. You want to have sex with

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Do you think women should dress modestly?

Have you ever considered that you stating women should dress modestly or cover up etc or she is asking to be assaulted, raped or whatever sexual act may occur, may in fact be a part of your protective mechanism or that it gives you a false sense of safety? As if, in some way, if

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Speak your truth

Yesterday I shared honestly about what I was feeling in relation to a group call. I was then asked to be intentional with what I share because I could encourage others not to show up. I almost didn’t share what I shared because I knew how it would be responded to but I chose to

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My rapes caused my cancer

The first man who raped me joked about it with friends. The second man who raped me attended the nightclub I was a regular at. And I said nothing. My body felt it, my body wanted to scream, but I didn’t say a word. I stayed in those peoples vicinity. I thought if I said

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