Without first-hand experience, it can be difficult for some men to understand exactly why survivors of sexual assault are so enraged right now. It’s a turbulent time…and the #metoo movement has shed new light on sexual assault. But for those who still don’t quite comprehend its significance, this Tweet will help.
Writer A.R. Moxon shared an analogy on Twitter that might make this rage more understandable to men.
He goes on to express the powerlessness many assault victims feel…
And how many of them are blamed for their assaults.
He explains rape culture:
And how many victims were betrayed by people they trusted.
He explains the difficulties victims face when they report.
He sheds light on our current political reality.
And perhaps one of the worst realities of sexual assault for women:
In light of everything, it’s important to be kind and stand up to abuse.
But here we are…