(from Wall of Us)
“I was swallowing my secrets and making my body expand and explode. I found ways to hide in plain sight, to keep feeding a hunger that could never be satisfied — the hunger to stop hurting. I made myself bigger. I made myself safer.” — Roxanne Gay on how she coped with sexual assault, from her book Hunger
C2A TAKE ACTION by supporting victims of sexual assault.
ACTION #1 Jam the phone lines to protest Kavanaugh and support Dr. Ford.
- 202-224-3841 Sen. Dianne Feinstein
- 202-224-3553 Sen. Kamala Harris
- 202-225-2631 Rep. Ro Khanna (District 17)
- 202-225-8104 Rep. Anna Eshoo (District 18)
- 202-225-3072 Rep. Zoe Lofgren (District 19)
ACTION #2 Send an e-mail to thank the American Bar Association and/or the Dean of Yale Law School for calling for an investigation of the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh and ask them to encourage others in the profession to speak up, here are email addresses and sample scripts:
“I am writing to thank the American Bar Association for the thoughtful letter sent to the Judiciary Committee recommending it conducts a proper investigation of the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. In the short window of time left to influence this horrific situation, can you share the letter publicly and encourage other professional bodies to support your recommendations?”
Dear Dean Gerken, thank you for your support of a proper investigation into the allegations of sexual assault and sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh. I hope you will encourage other Deans and leaders in the legal profession to support the call for an investigation.
ACTION #3 Take the time to support ourselves and others who have survived sexual assault.
Be kind to yourself and practice self-care. (New York Times)