Posted January 22, 2014 at 9:56 PM
by Natasha McKenzie, National Vice President, College Democrats of America
My name is Natasha Mckenzie, I’m your National Vice President of College Democrats of America, and I am a survivor of sexual assault.
Today, I woke up to the news that President Obama is launching an initiative to combat sexual assault on college campuses. After shedding a tear, I felt the need to step up and break my silence. There are too many young men and women experiencing sexual assault in this day in age for me to stay silent. Sexual assault is a subject that is blanketed by shame, with many young women like me feeling ashamed and blaming ourselves for the heinous actions of another person.
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