Creative, Feminism | Posted by Julie Z on 07/13/2009

Tori Amos on men

Tori Amos just wrote a beautiful a piece for The Guardian’s Observer. She speaks, as a victim of sexual assault, how her life was shaped by the incident, the dangers of masculinity standards and the men in her life. 

I think this is really worth reading. I always find it so interesting to read the stories of sexual assault/rape survivors — it’s hard to even fathom the strength that such people have to have in order to continue their lives as normal, let alone the strength it would take to share that story and experience with the world. I’ve always loved Tori’s music, such feminist strength in the lyrics. It’s nice to know that from something so painful she created beauty. 

Tori’s story:

I have known the violent side

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