After posting The Coast Guard's Response to talking about Sexual Assault We were forwarded this blog posting from the Officer Coast Guard blog at uscg.mil. I don't think much explaining needs to be made. Below is a screenshot regarding a comment made on the Official Coast Guard blog in reference to Veterans' Day. A Coast … Continue reading Christopher Lagan, United States Coast Guard further abuses rape survivor
Anyone that ever attempted to work with the United States Coast Guard came upon these apathetic response from Coast Guard members. We hope to start the conversation so we can eliminate sexual violence in the United States Coast Guard.
repost from feministing.com Melissa, United States Air Force I am writing regarding an incident on the Open Guard USCG Facebook group page on July 26, 2012. A Coast Guard reserve member within the LGB community felt safe enough with Open Guard USCG to come out as a rape survivor. She expressed how she felt her … Continue reading Is rape the new DADT? It sure is in the Coast Guard
Donna Moore, United States Coast Guard family memberI work as a rape crisis counselor at a University with a large population of students that are also veterans. Currently a third of my caseload are veterans with military sexual trauma that are adjusting to life as students and as rape victims. My military background includes two … Continue reading Coast Guard Lieutenant call women in the Coast Guard “skanky” and feels that rape survivors do not deserve an investigation.
CNN has interviewed women in all branches of the armed forces, including the Coast Guard, who tell stories that follow a similar pattern -- a sexual assault, a command dismissive of the allegations and a psychiatric discharge.read full article here.
By Panayiota Bertzikis Hey y'all did you hear I am a "psyco [sic] jizz gobbler" and a "slam pig" Of course you heard it-rape survivor and name calling they go hand in hand. Its okay. I know that if Mother Theresa (RIP MT) was ever raped she would probably have been called a slut. My … Continue reading Slut-shaming the US Military way.
In 2008 a woman in the Coast Guard was murdered by a civilian. The police said that it was a random act of violence and caught the man that did it. Those who served with her in the Coast Guard were determined to prove that the woman was at fault for what happened. She had … Continue reading Coast Guard petty officer murdered, blamed
While in service one woman in particular, YN1 Kori Heath, was one of the leaders of the abuse. On a daily basis I had to hear from her what a good for nothing non-rate that I am. She'll scream at me and be angry because according to her I have lied about the rape and … Continue reading Coast Guard visits veteran at her new job; further abuses her.