In an interview with Elizabeth Adetiba, founder of the Me Too movement Tarana Burke emphasizes the crucial nature of centering marginalized voices and attacking institutional forces in the conversation around sexual violence.
Sita Balani argues that to understand sexual abuse, we must not only question the moral claims of supposedly virtuous institutions but also situate them in the material context of unequal distribution of resources and power.
"The best way I — and by extension, hopefully more of us — can learn anything from what happened to me, what has been happening to me, what has been happening to all of us, is to look this ambiguity right in the face."
"Women have always, it turns out, told about sexual violence, fought it, struggled to write it and say it. Women have fought to tell it to themselves" – Jessie Kindig introduces Where Freedom Starts: Sex Power Violence #MeToo