Survivor Story #2


Below is the second submission to the Community Forum for Survivors submitted anonymously on 10/5/2018.

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Survivor’s gender identity: Female

The survivor’s age at the time sexual violence was perpetrated against them: 24

The survivor's age now: 56


The survivor’s description of sexual violence perpetrated against them:

"The first time, I was repeatedly molested by a high school classmate at 17. The second time, I was 22 and assaulted while on active duty (forcible oral copulation). The third time, I was 24 and assaulted while on active duty (forced sodomy). The third time, I filed charges. Not only was he not prosecuted, he was promoted about a year later."


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