People Have Mocked Her Story For Years. Now She's Going Up To The Mic And Taking It Back.
When she starts talking, some of you will refuse to listen to her, but it's an important two minutes to hear. If you're like me and want sexual violence to end, please spread her words.Trigger warning: Intense discussion about sexual assault starting around 0:42.
Just to clarify: If you are triggered and traumatized by listening to a speech or conversation about rape and sexual assault, it is within your right to preserve yourself and leave that conversation. That is entirely different from when people casually brush aside rape survivors' stories as "another rape story" — or, in this case, "another rape poem," as the spoken word poet so eloquently puts.