Speaking Up & Speaking Out: Thoughts on the Stanford Rape Case

“[T]hey let me shower. I stood there examining my body beneath the stream of water and decided, I don’t want my body anymore. I was terrified of it, I didn’t know what had been in it, if it had been contaminated, who had touched it. I wanted to take off my body like a jacket and leave it at the hospital with everything else.”

—from the official statement by the victim of the Stanford rape case

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