A Discussion with Luz Marquez on Survivorship, Healing and Movement Building
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Luz Marquez Benbow is a sexual assault survivor and advocator. Luz is working on issues related to sexual assault, in particular within communities of color. As a survivor of child sexual abuse and incest, she is very passionate about ensuring that the voices of women of color are included in all aspects of ending violence against women.
This interview covers the importance of the voices of sexual assault survivors. Luz speaks on the importance of consent being taught to kids and it being practiced throughout their lives and not only being thought about when speaking about sex. In this interview she discusses how healing is important and varies for everyone so she primarily draws on her personal healing journey. Also, she talks about her efforts in movement building around this issue.
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