Post by Kiarra Sylvester.
Many recent hashtags -- from #NotOkay to #PussyGrabsBack -- have been fueled by the rhetoric about women that has surfaced during the 2016 election season. But oddly enough, I'm kind of grateful that, despite all the nasty words being spoken, a conversation about women and what women face on a daily basis is starting to be heard -- for real. The latest hashtag, #WhyWomenDontReport, has been tacked onto tweets that offer provoking, raw, and chilling explanations that perfectly sum up the rape culture that every woman everywhere should be struggling to end.
Thanks to Donald Trump and his surrogates, the public has been presented with a perfect case study of why women don’t come forward about sexual assault. In the United States, rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment remain underre...
The hashtag #WhyWomenDontReport is full of important stories from sexual assault survivors.
Millions of women took to Twitter to share their personal experiences of sexual assault and rape culture in response to Donald Trump’s remark about grabbing women “by the p,” the Huffington Post reports. Canadian author Kelly Oxford...
Donald Trump talked about grabbing women's genitals. On Twitter, tens thousands of women have told stories from the other side of sexual assault, sharing their stories with the hashtag #NotOkay.