Victims of sex crimes often end up living a life of shame-driven silence. Dani Bostick is a victim, unashamed and unsilenced, She explores the most common manifestation of rape culture and victim blaming and identifies a simple way of making society a more comfortable place for victims of highly stigmatized crimes.

Dani Bostick is a victim, unashamed and unsilenced. As an educator, speaker, writer, and mental health counselor, Dani seeks to empower victims and disrupt the culture of shame and silence surrounding sexual abuse and sexual assault.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

TEDxTalks, English, United States, Global Issues, Sexual Assault, Social Change, Violence, Women, Women’s Rights

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