The Power of Women Coming Together. #MeToo and Beyond…

#MeToo

When I was in my early twenties, a couple of close female friends told me about their sexual assaults. I was horrified and sad and distraught. And I started to do research to learn the best way to support them and also to find other sources of support.

As I did the research I learned how often this kind of thing was happening. A recentĀ survey by Stop Street Harassment came out this January and found that 81% of women have experienced some form of sexual harassment.

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prison

stories
of hearts broken
too young

but they are alive
and I laugh
at their jokes

I am scared
by the suicide attempts
some darkness
I do not have

but I know where the darkness is now
in me
so I can see it
in you

I can see your heart
can you see mine?

feel it.

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