- Observe: this piece comprises accounts that could be triggering for survivors of sexual assault
The drama I Might Destroy You, written and directed by its star Michaela Coel, has been watched by hundreds of thousands all over the world – and in addition to being compelling TV, has helped individuals affected by abuse and trauma to have troublesome conversations.
The 12-part programme has been hailed for the boldness and authenticity through which it depicts rape, consent, black Britishness and youth tradition. The Guardian interviewed 5 individuals, together with two survivors of sexual assault who’ve waived their proper to anonymity, on how the present has modified their lives.
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