Screenshot/Youtube - Thordis Elva and Tom Stranger

 

Thordis Elva was raped at 16, by an exchange student from Australia, Tom Stranger. Now they are performing on stage, together.

In 1996, Thordis Elva from Iceland shared a teenage romance with Tom Stranger. After a school dance, Tom raped Thordis, after which they parted ways for many years.

In a extraordinary talk, Our story of rape and reconciliation, Elva and Stranger move through a years-long chronology of shame and silence, and invite to discuss the global issue of sexual violence in a new, honest way.