Because I haven’t been able to escape or ignore conversations about sexual violence for the last two years [more like forever] in a broad societal sense, and right here at Michigan State University, I made a list of what I can remember from my own personal experiences in an attempt to lessen the pressure and burden of being a woman I feel like I carry every single day.

In addition to 5 very specific events that happened directly to me, I wasn’t able to tally, due to sheer volume, the number of times I’ve been so nervous walking by groups…





Kate Sonka

Sweatpants connoisseur, travel aficionado, & cat enthusiast.

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