When is the justice system going to start speaking up for survivors?!?! There are a lot of rape cases with strong evidence where the victim is too afraid / traumatized (or for any other one of a million other reasons why they don't want to pursue a criminal case) and doesn't want to go to … Continue reading When Is The Justice System Going To Finally Stand Up For Rape Victims?
I was raped in February by my former roommate. He started a new job at the Department of Children and Families two days after he raped me. So yes...he clearly passed the background check. My restraining order has recently been extended for two years (the judge hardly batted an eye while granting it) and amended … Continue reading Rape, Boston Massachusetts, & A DCF Employee
I am feeling the end of my breaking point! The DA won’t charge my rapist, he wasn't even questioned, nor was there even an an attempt made to get a statement from him. During the restraining order extention hearings (two of them ) his story changed, mine has never changed . I am not … Continue reading RAPE: I Don’t Know How Much More Of This I Can Take
I was raped by my former roommate on February 14th 2016. I filed a police report. Within less than 48 hours I was told that the DA would not be moving forward with the case. In fact, I met with the DA this past Tuesday, and it was confirmed that there was not even an … Continue reading I Came Forward, I Want To Press Charges &The DA Won’t Do Anything
Being raped is on of the worst experiences that a person can live through. The aftermath of rape is equally as terrible. As if being raped isn't bad enough, the trauma from that event, the memories, the scars....they last forever. It is bad enough that I am TERRIFIED to leave my house, or work once … Continue reading Being Raped Has Ruined My Life – I Live In A Constant State Of FEAR
rape1 noun 1. unlawful sexual intercourse or any other sexual penetration of the vagina, anus, or mouth of another person, with or without force, by a sex organ, other body part, or foreign object, without the consent of the victim. This is the definition of RAPE "with or without force" "without consent of the victim" So...then why is our justice … Continue reading Rape