PSYCHEDELIC
SISTERS IN ARMS

A series of personal stories on consent, gender, and sexual violence
against women in psychedelic communities

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PSYCHEDELIC
SISTERS IN ARMS

A series of personal stories on consent, gender, and sexual violence against women in psychedelic communities

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It’s my choice, but he wanted it more…

Leia Friedman
November 29, 2018
If it’s not a “fuck, yes!” then it’s not a yes. Inform yourself about systems of power and oppression so you can recognize and deconstruct the patriarchy, rape culture, and supremacy in your thoughts and actions. Listen to survivors.
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I Survived Sexual Abuse In The Amazon And Victim Blame At Home

Lily Kay Ross
November 20, 2018
The controlled narrative goes something like this: ayahuasca is good, and we need to control how people perceive it because this is a controlled substance we want to see legalized, a medicine we want to see legitimated. And if we have to sacrifice a few women who get themselves raped to keep ayahuasca’s name clean, so be it.
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Time’s Up for “Silencing” Tactics

Neşe Devenot
November 20, 2018
A few years ago, I witnessed the systematic silencing and shaming of Lily Kay Ross for having dared to call attention to severe abuses of power in the psychedelic space. Her extraordinary bravery in sharing her own experience with abuse was met with victim blaming and accusations of selfishness. Key members of the psychedelic research community turned on her for “jeopardizing” the entire field of psychedelic science with her “negativity” and “theatrics.”
psychedelics sexual assault

It’s my choice, but he wanted it more…

Leia Friedman
November 29, 2018
If it’s not a “fuck, yes!” then it’s not a yes. Inform yourself about systems of power and oppression so you can recognize and deconstruct the patriarchy, rape culture, and supremacy in your thoughts and actions. Listen to survivors.
psychedelics sexual assault amazon

I Survived Sexual Abuse In The Amazon And Victim Blame At Home

Lily Kay Ross
November 20, 2018
The controlled narrative goes something like this: ayahuasca is good, and we need to control how people perceive it because this is a controlled substance we want to see legalized, a medicine we want to see legitimated. And if we have to sacrifice a few women who get themselves raped to keep ayahuasca’s name clean, so be it.
psychedelics sexual assault

Time’s Up for “Silencing” Tactics

Neşe Devenot
November 20, 2018
A few years ago, I witnessed the systematic silencing and shaming of Lily Kay Ross for having dared to call attention to severe abuses of power in the psychedelic space. Her extraordinary bravery in sharing her own experience with abuse was met with victim blaming and accusations of selfishness. Key members of the psychedelic research community turned on her for “jeopardizing” the entire field of psychedelic science with her “negativity” and “theatrics.”

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