For most of my life, I have found great solace in music. My Google history is filled with searches like “songs about depression,” “songs for when you lose a friend,” “songs for self-love” and “songs about forgiveness.” I have found many of my favorite songs that way, as well as lyrics that described feelings I could not verbalize.
Singing along is an outlet to release them if not just express them; simply listening reminds me that I’m not alone. Being raped and dealing with the aftermath of it is an isolating and extremely emotional experience. “Songs about rape” are few and far between.
Lady Gaga is an exception, and a big one. She is an outspoken rape survivor and mental health advocate. She has songs overtly about sexual assault as wellRead more on themighty.com