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Kaylee Stutts

Cher, thank you for sharing.

I’m so sorry all of this has happened, and yet I can resonate having experienced similar abuse/harassment/assault. It’s difficult to put into words, almost like reliving the trauma, so I can’t thank you enough for being brave enough to share.

Until our bodies aren’t sexualized, commodified, capitalized on, until we undo this sickening normalization of fetishizing young girls’ bodies, this will continue to happen.

It’s not just tech, like you said. It happens in so many other aspects of our lives, the most upsetting being people who we once trusted or should have instead been our protectors. I don’t know how we begin to move forward, but I hope we see a culture shift in our lifetimes.

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