A rapist in a feminist tee: the predator hiding in plain sight.

Trigger warning: this post contains explicit detail of sexual assault and rape.

In 2017, I was raped — by a progressive, liberal, acclaimed social justice advocate. Here is my story.

Part One

“Nervous?” he said.

It was nearly my turn to hit the stage. Someone with a headset had plonked me in a chair next to a strikingly good looking dude in a fitted “FEMINIST” t-shirt.

I nodded and laughed.

“Tell me about it.” He rolled his eyes, smiled at me, and winked.

This small acknowledgement of the insanity of the situation made me feel a bit better. Other speakers…

Raegan Sealy

Writer | Singer | Official TED Speaker https://linktr.ee/raegansealy

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store