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SURVIVOR STORY: JENNIFER ECKHART

Jennifer Eckhart came forward about her sexual assault working as a young reporter trying to find her place in the industry and make a name for herself. What happened after that is disheartening, but not surprising. Since reporting her assault, Jennifer has faced blame, shame, and stigmatized ridicule because she dared to tell the story…
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#WHENIREPORTED SURVIVOR STORY: ANDREA CONSTAND

Like all Survivors, Andrea Constand knows a thing or two about trauma. After coming forward about her sexual assault, Constand’s healing journey inspired her to help provide access to the information and resources she learned for all survivors. “Healing from sexual assault is a multi-layered trauma informed mind/body/spirit journey that lasts a lifetime,” Constand shared…
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#WHENIREPORTED SURVIVOR STORY: LAUREN SIVAN

Lauren Sivan shared her experience coming forward about her sexual assault with Voices in Action: “I reported what happened to me because I wanted to validate the stories of others. Never did I imagine coming forward would grant access to a strong, powerful sisterhood. They’ve shown me how to advocate for myself as well as…
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#WHENIREPORTED SURVIVOR STORY: SARAH ANN MASSE

Sarah Ann Masse came forward with her assault by Harvey Weinstein, helping to put him behind bars. She recently spoke with Voices in Action about her experience of reporting: “For nearly a decade, I lived in fear of anyone finding out what had happened to me and I lived in fear of what would happen…
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#WHENIREPORTED SURVIVOR STORY: PAMELA GUEST

Pamela Guest talked with Voices in Action about her experience coming forward about her sexual assault: I was raped at my first professional audition in 1971 or ’72. The event itself is shrouded in shame and trauma so neither I nor the 3 people I told then can exactly pinpoint the date.  I never said…
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#WHENIREPORTED SURVIVOR STORY: CAITLIN DULANY

Caitlin Dulany is a plaintiff’s in Harvey Weinstein’s civil case and as a Silence Breaker has been instrumental in helping ignite the #MeToo Movement, including helping to launch Voices in Action. Caitlin shared her experience coming forward against someone with so much power with Voices in Action: On the morning of October 5, 2017, when…
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#WHENIREPORTED SURVIVOR STORY: LOUISETTE GEISS

Louisette Geiss is one of the lead plaintiff’s in Harvey Weinstein’s civil case and as a Silence Breaker has been instrumental in helping ignite the #MeToo Movement. Louisette shared her experience coming forward against someone with so much power with Voices in Action: ————– Louisette is a writer, actor, and mother. Lousiette’s new music, “The…
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#WHENIREPORTED: BRITTANY PERRINEAU

Brittany Perrineau, actor, mother, activist, and board member of Voices in Action, shared her experience of being the family member of a survivor of sexual assault: “She held it in for almost 6 years. She was scared, frightened, damaged. She contemplated suicide, and suffered in silence. When she finally broke, and told me her trauma,…
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#WHENIREPORTED SURVIVOR STORY: ALEXIA NORTON JONES

Alexia Norton Jones, writer, award-winning poet, tao healing arts practitioner, former actress, and Silence Breaker (to name a few), shared her motivation and experience of coming forward about her assault with Voices in Action: Alexia Norton Jones was born into the center of the Civil Rights Movement as the daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King,…
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#WHENIREPORTED SURVIVOR STORY: BRENDA TRACY

Brenda Tracy, actress, mother, producer, writer, and Silence Breaker shared her experience on coming forward about her assault: My best friend was in the next room when I was gang raped. She told me if I went to court she would testify against me. You don’t expect your family & friends to protect the abuser,…
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