Ellen Bass - This woman ran writing workshops for women who would write about sexual abuse that took place during childhood.
Louise Thornton - This woman learned as an adult that one of her mother's brothers had attempted to sexually abuse her own brother and did abuse one of her male cousins.
Maya Angelou - This woman lied on the stand about the number of times her abuser had touched her because she was afraid the court would think it was her fault he raped her.
Billie Holiday - This woman was placed in a holding cell when her mother brought her to the police station to report an attempted rape.
Hummy - This woman managed to escape alive after a rape when she was five, despite several broken bones, a broken jaw, and a disembowelment.
Jennifer Meyer - This woman was molested by an Italian dressmaker...
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