A Dad’s Message

Today I read a powerful opinion article in the Huffington Post  that I wanted to share with you. Glenn Canning, a father whose daughter died as the result of being raped and bullied, wants to share with the world that being quiet is the problem. He is calling out to all, especially men, who have been quiet about rape, have let a rape happen, and those who befriend rapists. I am sad that we live in a place where rape culture is tolerated and victim blaming is an everyday occurrence. When have you heard someone make a joke about rape or blame a rape survivor for drinking too  much or “asking for it,” but let it slide? I agree with what Canning that, “We need to use our voices to be a part of the solution and not let our silence continue to be part of the problem.”

Read the full article here

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