SAOIRSE KERRIGAN

BERLIN, GERMANY

Born in Australia, raised in Ireland, living in Germany. Loves language, sharing stories, and making things up. Shy, irreverent, anxious, but always ready to laugh about it. Give her a beer and a jukebox and she's the happiest woman alive. Saoirse is the irish word for "freedom", and that's what she's chasing.

WAS IT REALLY THAT BAD?

I recently replied to a tweet about the reluctance of sexual assault victims to make police reports. In my reply, I mentioned that I’d been sexually assaulted three times in my lifetime, and that I had never reported any of my attackers. I felt no unease or discomfort in disclosing the fact that I’ve been…

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