"Even if the assailant is 'usually a good person,' it does not negate the trauma that they have caused. They must still be held accountable for their actions.
"It’s so easy to hear the numbers and understand the statistics about sexual assault but never take them to heart.
"I’m tired of explaining to people why it’s not “weird that [I] am in BCC but still like to party,” as though the two contradict each other, or as though student advocates/survivors don’t like to have typical college-fun."
"About 2 years ago I attended Chai Talks, an event co-programmed by Bruin Consent Coalition and Chai Talks. The event was the first BCC event I had ever attended and til this day it is the most memorable for me."
"I write this all to call attention to the fact that, ironically, the most marginalized groups of people often lead movements for the collective good of the community, then are forgotten when the more privileged people win their rights.
"Catcalling is not harmless. Catcalling is used to make women feel unsafe, uncomfortable, and inhuman. Instead of telling women to be more aware of their surroundings, let’s tell men to be more aware of their actions."
“My greatest scare as a child should have been that I couldn’t memorize my multiplications, but instead I feared his call #MeToo”
"This month is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and in planning our events and programs, it’s been brought to my attention the ways in which many people are unaware of what domestic violence looks like in various communities. Domestic violence manifests itself in many different ways, which can make it difficult to spot if you don’t know what signs to look out for."
"If everyone in our society agreed upon a definition of consent, understood why consent is important, and respected others’ boundaries, there would be no need to be wary of what young individuals wear or whether they are capable of getting out of an attack."
"The government was founded to serve, protect, and provide for the people it governs. To me it seems counterintuitive for our government to so explicitly take away the health care that so many Americans desperately need and rightly deserve."