Sexual Assault Survivors Covered The Lawn Of The U.S. Capitol Building With 100 Red Quilts

“We are creating a new culture where survivors are publicly supported, rather than publicly shamed.”

4. Some survivors shared their own stories and experiences on individual quilts.

5. Others quilted important messages about consent.

6. And addressed victim-blaming statements.

7. Over the next two years, FORCE will be collecting more quilt squares.

8. The final product will eventually cover one mile of the national mall and spell: “NOT ALONE.”

9. “The Monument Quilt is a platform to not only tell our stories, but work together to forever change how the U.S. public responds to rape,” the organization wrote.

10. “We are creating a new culture where survivors are publicly supported, rather than publicly shamed.”

Learn more about The Monument Quilt and how to share your own story.

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