Regarding Sexual Harassment and Assault in Fencing: Part III – We Can Do Better

Part I - Not in Our Sport Part II - Tales of Sexual Harassment & Assault We now know there is a sexual harassment and abuse problem, so what can we do to fix it? My survey asked for solutions for creating a more positive and safe environment for everyone. Going forward, if you were … Continue reading Regarding Sexual Harassment and Assault in Fencing: Part III – We Can Do Better

Regarding Sexual Harassment and Assault in Fencing: Part II – Tales of Sexual Harassment & Assault

Part I - Not in Our Sport Part of this survey was giving women a safe space to anonymously share what harassment or assault they had experienced. This section of the series has given me the most anguish, for a couple of reasons. One, it was hard to know which stories to share. Harassment and … Continue reading Regarding Sexual Harassment and Assault in Fencing: Part II – Tales of Sexual Harassment & Assault

Regarding Sexual Harassment and Assault in Fencing: Part I – Not in Our Sport

Dear Fencing Community, Scandals of sexual abuse have rocked USA Swimming and USA Gymnastics, it’s not a stretch for us to wonder if USA Fencing has a similar problem which should be investigated and addressed. Sexual harassment and assault have become hot topics in the wake of the #MeToo movement, and we can’t assume fencing … Continue reading Regarding Sexual Harassment and Assault in Fencing: Part I – Not in Our Sport