Statistically speaking, it is incredibly likely that we know, love, and are friends or family with people who have perpetrated sexual violence against a friend, partner, or acquaintance. Coming to terms with that reality is not easy. Accepting that we have a responsibility to them and their partner to speak up may be a difficult undertaking. Silence is its own form of violence; to know but not act is to potentially enable future harm. This article offers support and steps that can be taken to help people feel empowered to intervene.
– Brett Goldberg
Read the article via Everyday Feminism.