What does it mean to be an ally?
The Crunk Feminist Collective linked to a post today from Brklyn Boihood, the original source of which is The Healing Center, that tackles this question very well. The best place to start when supporting someone who has survived sexual assault is to listen.
Many other great tips follow. It’s wonderful to see information like this floated around to various sources. Sexual assault affects many people, and the more support survivors and their allies have, the better.