Rape

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I’m A Rape Survivor; This Is How My Husband & I Handle Intimacy

Assault does not disappear because the new identities of “spouse” or “mother” accumulate in your wake. This is how my husband and I handle intimacy. Read...
Lea Grover    |   11.2.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
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A Moment For A Man, A Lifetime For His Victim

My story does have a happy ending. Still, I’ll never forget. We survivors live every day with complicated consequences. Our assaulters do not. Read...
Lisa Daniels    |   11.1.18   |   SHARE
Minds
I feel like I’m in this in-between space where I have deep sympathies for sexual assault victims and am incredibly passionate about issues of rape culture.

To All Those Who Don't Know If They've Been Sexually Assaulted 

I feel like I’m in this in-between space where I have deep sympathies for sexual assault victims and am incredibly passionate about issues of rape Read...
Minds
If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone.

To Men Afraid Of "False Rape Accusations:" Try Being A Woman

If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone. Don’t even come close to sexually assaulting anyone. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.8.18   |   SHARE
Voices
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#WHYWEDONTREPORT: Our Voices Matter

#WHYWEDONTREPORT: I didn’t come forward after a gang of drunken high school boys changed the course of my life forever nearly 20 years ago. Read...
Jessica Hoppe    |   10.8.18   |   SHARE
Thirty years or three hours — time has no meaning when the power to decide has been taken from you. I believe you Dr. Blasey Ford and I believe all of us.

Dr. Blasey Ford Is All Of Us, And I Believe All Of Us

Thirty years or three hours — time has no meaning when the power to decide has been taken from you. I believe you Dr. Blasey Ford and I believe all Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.27.18   |   SHARE
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How do you guard your tender heart while you are still trying to heal your damaged soul?

7 Ways To Protect Your Healing Heart When The News Is Full Of Sexual Assault

This is not fluffy, this is a fortress for your mental health. Here's how to protect your healing heart when the news is full of sexual assault Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.25.18   |   SHARE
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh now has two accusers.

Powerful Men Do Terrible Things: Why Lawyers Like Kavanaugh Perpetrate Sexual Assault

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh now has two accusers. Lawyers and judges are just as capable of being aggressors of sexual violence. Read...
Carli Pierson    |   09.25.18   |   SHARE
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