Reporting on the story no one wants to have

Last week I had a story published in The Forecaster called “‘Yes means yes’: Changing the way Maine looks at sexual violence.” I wrote the story in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which happens every April, and it ran in every edition of the paper.

Yes means yes

Although this awareness month happens every year, I found that sexual assault occurs at a much more alarming frequency – every 107 seconds. In Maine, which is where I focused my reporting, the numbers are thankfully lower than that.  Continue reading Reporting on the story no one wants to have