Sexual violence impacts every single person. With 1 in 2 trans individuals, 1 in 4 women, and 1 in 6 men experiencing sexual violence at some point in their lives, even if we ourselves have not been harmed, we all know someone who has.
For the past 45 years, the Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) has existed with the core beliefs that everyone deserves to live a life free from sexual violence, and that anyone who has survived sexual violence deserves inclusive access to the kind of support that fits their individual healing process.…
For over 4 years I've worked with survivors of sexual violence that identify as LGBTQIA. Creating programming that is by and for LGBTQIA people is my passion, and progress that I'm excited to continue at RVAP. Your support ensures that this effort continues to grow.
Every survivor of sexual violence deserves the services of a dedicated community of people that are trained to handle their specific needs. The physical, emotional, and psychological reactions to sexual assault are varied and nuanced.