The Lifetime docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly” is filled with survivors’ stories of alleged sexual, physical and emotional abuse. Their interviews, alongside those from Kelly’s family and friends, illuminate the ecosystem that have long allowed him to violate Black girls and women. They also include details and imagery that may be triggering for viewers of the show, which premiered last night (January 3). 

Me Too Movement creator and organizer Tarana Burke, who appears in the series, tweeted the following tips and resources for survivors of sexual violence to use as the episodes air:


The final four episodes of “Surviving R. Kelly” air tonight (January 5) and tomorrow (January 6).