Sussex County’s Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Intervention Services (DASI) hosts the Rise Up! poetry group and provides support services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
“I do sometimes wonder if the person or people who set the flags on fire realize what has become of the situation. As a result or somewhat of a result of their actions, it has truly motivated us to take the cause up, and to make things better for people who are affected by actions like that.”
“It’s not hostility. [Male skaters] are more willing to really take their own space. And when you’re a non male-presenting person, you might not feel as comfortable doing that and asserting yourself to say, ‘Hey, my turn.’”