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Sexting Shame & Suicide
Illustration by Jesse Lenz
O n the final day’s her life, Audrie Pott moved via a crucible of teenage torment. A curvaceous sophomore at Saratoga senior school, dressed up in the cool-girl’s uniform of a low-cut top and supershort dress, she seemed exactly like constantly, but inside she ended up being quivering with humiliation. Within the week since college had started, girls have been offering her appearance, and dudes had congregated around phones, smirking. On Twitter, messages had been pinging into her inbox, every one delivering another gut punch: “shit went down ahah jk i bet u currently got enough ppl talking about any of it so ill keep it to myself haha….