Read the #lifeinleggings hashtag on facebook and twitter.
This island has been cracked open and will never be the same again.
Women broke every silence.
We spoke of street harassment: girl, yuh pussy fat!
Principals who made no room for comprehensive sexuality education but slut-shamed girls who were themselves sexually abused.
Rape by current and former partners.
Years of sexual abuse by fathers, step-fathers, uncles, cousins.
Stories of men who told us that they’re waiting for our four-year-old daughters to grow up.
Men who offered jobs or rides or food or protection only to demand sex. Only to split our bodies open when we refused.
Men who raped us because we are lesbian, because we are women, because we are girls, because they could.
We exploded every myth about how good girls and good women are protected from this violence. That good men will protect us. That all we have to do is call in our squad of brothers and and uncles…
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