Monday, June 02, 2014

#yesallwomen

A lot of women have been sharing their stories of misogyny and gendered oppression in the wake of the Elliot Rodger murders.  Here's my top one:

Because when I was raped, my first husband forbade me to talk about it or use the word "rape" because it was too upsetting to him.  #yesallwomen

2 comments:

Laurel Crisafulli said...

That sounds like it must have been awful for him. You know, to hear about the traumatic thing you underwent described by the actual terms of what it was.

Claire M. Johnson said...

Eyeballs of rage hitting wall...