I’m not giving any claps to this article because I have tears stinging my eyes and I don’t know how…
Karishma Gaur

Thank you, Karishma, for your thoughtful response. I wrote this because I feel like I have a little bit of reach and influence and I should exert it whenever I can. Although nothing I’ve detailed here approaches the devastation of many of the assaults I’ve read and heard about (long before #metoo started trending), hopefully the fact that these events are/were so frequent that I could rattle nearly ten of them off in one sitting will help raise awareness of the problems of sexism, misogyny, and violence against women with those who may not realize how pervasive they are.