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There's no denying it: We're currently facing new movement against sexual assault, outing those in positions of power who've benefitted for. Inspiring quotes on the topic of Recovering from Abuse, with commentary by Peter Shepherd. We must send a message across the world that there is no disgrace in being a survivor of sexual violence. The shame is on the aggressor. – Angelina Jolie.
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I let myself be treated a certain way because I felt like I had to for my career. Together, now, we will stop this kind of behavior from happening. We will stop normalizing these horrific situations. We will change this narrative and make a difference for all of those individuals pursuing their dreams. And I was humiliated. And I was embarrassed. And I felt shame.
This was weeks out of college. New job. My parents could not afford to pay my rent. So I just kept showing up … There are many more options than silence. I told no one and lived with the shame and guilt thinking all along that I, a 9 year old child, was somehow responsible for the actions of a grown man.
I had to see this man on a daily basis for years to come. So what we need to start talking about is the crisis in masculinity, the crisis of extreme masculinity, which is this sort of behavior and the fact that this is not only OK, but it also is represented by the most powerful man in the world at the moment.
There was one horrific incident where I went back for a second audition. It was a screen test. The director asked me to sit with my legs apart; the camera was right positioned where it could see up my skirt … [He asked me to] put my leg over the arm of the chair, and before I started my dialogue, think about the character I was supposed to be having the dialogue with and how it felt to be made love to by this person.
Why would I need to do that? And three years later, I was at the Cannes Film Festival, and my husband and I bumped into this rather drunk producer, a British producer, who mentioned the director that I had had this audition with and he looked very sheepish and walked away. A video of me touching myself with a camera up my skirt.
And that was in a professional environment … What does a young woman do in that situation? Absolutely not acceptable behavior. How much are the people that witness — how much are they perpetrators of the crime? Cigar breath. I remember what he was wearing: a patchwork robe. A large gold Rolex. A wedding ring that said BC. We just get back on the bicycle and ride. Kids, do your homework, be a good member of the community. If you do something wrong to someone, call that person up and say sorry.
I have principles. I have morals and principles … They can fling all they want. I did not consent to being raped. When these men, who trace their privilege to being the sons of Mailer, Updike, and Hemingway, behave inappropriately for example, make sexual comments about your body in public, offer to get your colleague fired if you take off your clothes, kiss you, put a hand on your ass … the culture accepts that they are just performing their vocation and their gender.
Indeed, if the man is considered to be famous or a genius the woman, regardless of her stature, should count herself lucky — lucky! Harassment is harassment. Sexual assault is sexual assault. For years I avoided social functions and literary gatherings if I was reasonably sure my harasser, someone who had enormous power to hurt my career, would be there.
Either they are seen as a dumb in love schoolgirl or a mercenary out to advance her own career. If she does become as famous as the male writer, or more so, there will always be those who suggest she got there on her back.
There is no black and white, some may argue what he or she said is simply a joke taken too seriously by you. That is why it is important to consult an expert for advice. Always speak out and make sure he or she knows what they are doing is making you uncomfortable. It could be a manager, co-worker, or even a non-employee like a client, contractor, or vendor. It can be anywhere, even in school by teenagers.
Forgetting is difficult. Remembering is worse. You are a survivor setting the world on fire with your truth. And you never know who needs your light, your warmth, and raging courage. You took away my worth, my privacy, my energy, my time, my safety, my intimacy, my confidence, my own voice, until now.
Once again, the nation is talking about sexual assault. Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh is accused of committing sexual misconduct while he was in high school. As the Senate prepares to hear testimony from both parties, Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasely Ford, has been subjected to a litany of dismissive and abusive comments.
In a tweet posted Friday morning , President Donald Trump said that if the assault had been "as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities. If Trump truly wants to know why Ford didn't report the assault immediately, perhaps he should take a moment actually listen to the experiences of people who have survived sexual assault. Countless people have spoken out on social media about their experiences, tweeting their stories with the hashtag WhyIDidntReport.
I urge you to pay attention to what survivors have said about their experiences. Many of the following quotes from authors express how pervasive the trauma and damage from a sexual assault can be.
That pain is undoubtedly still relevant to the victim, no matter how many years have passed. Johnson, The Other Side. So, here are 10 quotes from books about being a survivor of sexual assault: If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, call the National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline at HOPE or visit online. In too many ways, the past is still with me.