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On Lights in the Darkness: Baylor and Sexual Assault

Baylor has a systemic problem that cannot be solved by targeting one or two people on staff. Individual people failed, yes, but these individuals are supported by a system of apathy toward victims of sexual assault. Keeping status quo is okay, so long as only one or two people are harmed—and we can get those people to leave if we’re apathetic enough. Our culture—especially Christian culture—encourages silence. Baylor University must overcome both the ongoing culture of silence around sexual assault and the Christian purity culture that prevents open discussion about sexuality in any form.

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