Published: Monday, October 1, 2007
Last week The Daily Free Press published a staff editorial lamenting a lack of safety resources on the Boston University campus ("Unsafe Week," Sept. 28, p. 6). As a survivor of sexual assault, I became all too familiar with the rape-response resources available at BU and in Boston.
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As a result of this letter, a school official was later quoted in an article:
"Perhaps it is a reason when someone else steps forward and reports an assault," he said. "I read a letter in the Free Press [recently] from someone who spoke about her situation [as a rape victim] and is better for it. I think that's a courageous thing to do."
And on October 2, I wrote:
I was called courageous. :) I don't know if I can agree, but damn, it's a nice feeling.
The letter also resulted in an interview with student journalist Felicity Tan, available ( under the cut )