Tag Archives: sexual assault

April 02

The Talk (About Sexual Harassment and Assault)

Editor’s Note: To continue with last week’s theme of self-defense and preparedness, we’re sharing the story of  Renaissance Woman reader and psychotherapist Lisa Wolcott. The summer I was 13, I was sexually assaulted in a hotel lobby. My little sister sat in the booth across from me as we colored. The hotel clerk, who’d chatted […]

April 03

A Chance Encounter at a Gas Station and Musings on Being a Woman

Meghan Mangrum recounts an uncomfortable experience at a gas station, and muses on thoughts of being “lucky” to escape sexual assault in the past.

April 13

RAPE AGGRESSION DEFENSE INSTRUCTOR SHARES HER STORY OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

No one ever tells you that roughly 1 out of every 4 women will encounter some type of violent attack in their lifetime. No one ever gave me a heads up that being sexually assaulted and raped was even possible. It always seemed like something that only happened to other people…not me.