Taylor Swift made a big donation to sexual violence survivors 8 months after she won her own sexual assault case.
RAINN, the largest anti-sexual violence network in the U.S., tweeted about Swift’s donation during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, stating, “Thank you @TaylorSwift for always standing with survivors. Your generous donation this week during #SAAPM ensures that survivors and their loved ones get the help they need and deserve.”
RAINN didn’t specify exactly how much Swift donated and the singer hasn’t said a word about it. But she promised to support survivors after her own sexual assault trial in August 2017, stating, “I acknowledge the privilege that I benefit from in life, in society and in my ability to should the enormous cost of defending myself in a trial like this. My hope is to help those whose voices should also be heard. Therefore, I will be making donations in the near future to multiple organizations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves.”
Swift’s lawsuit started when she alleged a radio DJ reached under her skirt and groped her during a photo op. She reported him and he sued her for defamation for $3 million. Swift then counter-sued for $1 and won the case that has been called a victory for sexual assault survivors.