Poison Pen Letter
Violations of consent and bodily autonomy in places that are supposed to be safe cause deep harms both individually and collectively. We share a fundamental responsibility to ensure that power does not continue to get abused following known breaches of this basic trust. The costs of doing otherwise often remain hidden from view; speaking truth to power carries a price of its own. But the consequences of inaction in the face of abuse within our community are no less devastating for the forced discretion that silences our voices as survivors. Trauma informed care means little if we do not practice it proactively with one another.
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