With the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh thrown into question by sexual assault allegations, President Trumptweetedthat “if it was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed.”
Distressed by the president’s apparent ignorance of the dynamics of sexual assault, thousands of women and men have responded under the hashtag of#WhyIDidntReport, telling their stories in an attempt to answer the question that is so often thrown at sexual assault survivors:“Why didn’t you say something sooner?”
I join with them.
Why didn’t I report?
Because the Southern Baptist minister/rapist had told me that everything he did was God’s will and that I was . . .