I typically don’t trust men.
When I walked alone on campus last year and saw a man headed towards me, I would look down to the pavement and walk past him, quickening my pace. The longer I’ve been on campus, however, the more desensitized I have become to the idea of sexual assault. I no longer walk on campus in fear, although I’m just as likely to be sexually assaulted now as I was a year ago. Rape is all too common on campuses, yet anymore I find that I ignore the threat, accepting my fate as a future rape victim.Read More