Sexual assault continues to be a serious topic that many shy away from. Yet this week in the news, some incredibly inspiring women have openly discussed it. They’re openness helps others to speak out and begin the process of healing. First Lady Michelle Obama gave a truly inspirational speech about sexual assault and treating women with respect that had us all in tears. Now, actress Rose McGowan has opened up about her own sexual assault in a series of very poignant and very brave Twitter posts:
The hashtag #WhyWomenDontReport is particularly meaningful, as more and more naysayers question why a victim (male or female) might wait weeks if not years to report their abuse.