A Rape Survivor and Her Perpetrator Seek Understanding and Reconciliation in This Incredible TED Talk
In 1996, Thordis Elva shared a teenage romance with Tom Stranger, an exchange student from Australia. After a school dance, Tom raped Thordis, and they parted ways for many years. In this incredible TED Talk, they share the stage and talk about their years of shame and silence. They also invite us to see and discuss sexual violence in a new, honest way.