When I was executive director of a domestic violence coalition, I spoke out against a radio show host that was using misogynistic and racist language on the radio.
He was livid and encouraged his followers to lash out against me. I received threats of rape, death and other violence. I was terrified.
I now realize how silencing that incident was for me and how it made me think twice about speaking up in the future. I genuinely felt my life was at stake and it brought up issues from my past.Read more on themighty.com