The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.
Elie Wiesel (via srdash)
It definitely speaks to the fact that how a lot of people view victims are negative. They think if they have any type of sexual history, it should be exploited. Women that speak up at all, even when it’s to report a sexual crime, they’re treated very poorly. It’s a cultural sickness.
Why didn’t he speak up?
For some reason, our culture influences us not to speak up.