Supporting A Survivor

If you’d like immediate support from a trained professional, you can text ‘loveis’ to 22522

Change Attitudes

That blames victims, such as “they were asking for it,” “what were they thinking,” or “they deserved what they got… rapists are the reason rape happens; not victims.

Hold Offenders Accountable

By calling out their unacceptable behavior and disregard for sexual boundaries & human dignity. You cannot say you support survivors while remaining friends with a perpetrator.

Show Support

For survivors who are able to share with you, whether they are able to report and open an investigation or not.

Believe Survivors

When they come forward and don’t question or judge their actions, behaviors, dress, or decision, to delay or defer reporting.

Show Gratitude

Show gratitude to the survivor who entrusted you with their story and safety.

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Do Say:

“You are not alone.”

“I know there are people that can help.” 

“How can I support you?”

“It’s not your fault. I’m glad you felt safe to tell me, so that I can try to support you.”

Don't Say:

“Why didn’t you just leave?”

“What were you wearing?”

“Why were you there?”

“Were you drinking?”

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