Finding a way to cope with your assault is very important. This gives you an outlet to channel all your thoughts, feelings and emotions through. There are many healthy ways in which a person can cope, and unfortunately there are many self destructive ways in which a person can cope. This post is going to … Continue reading Coping Is Important For Healing
Sexual assault has no limit when it comes to age, race, gender, gender identity, class, education, geographical location, religion, profession, or political views. All victims are created equal in the eyes of sexual assault. That being said, one group of victims whose voices go unheard far too often are male sexual assault victims. Rape and … Continue reading Male Sexual Assault Victims Need Just As Much Advocacy As Females
I came across this great article from babble today by way of Facebook called 6 WAYS WE (ACCIDENTALLY) TEACH OUR KIDS RAPE CULTURE. It talks about six ways parents unknowingly and unintentionally teach their children about and validate Rape Culture. The article defines these six ways and offers suggestions on what a parent can do/say … Continue reading Accidentally Teaching Our Children About Rape Culture
Here are the basics of consent. Consent is: Freely given. Consenting is a choice you make without pressure, manipulation, or under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Reversible. Anyone can change their mind about what they feel like doing, anytime. Even if you’ve done it before, and even if you’re both naked in bed. Informed. … Continue reading Is This Consent?
Brock Turner has been convicted of raping an unconscious female behind a dumpster at a frat party. Two fellow male students caught him in the act, chased him down, and held him until police officers arrived on the scene. Even though Brock Turner was found guilty, he was sentenced to only 6 MONTHS of jail … Continue reading Brock Turner; Convicted Rapist…Don’t EVER Forget It
Alright, so I have these neighbors who live behind me. A couple in their 40's with three children, two of which who live at home I am friendly with the wife. She is a very nice, strong-willed and loud. I do hear this couple fight all the time. Sometimes it sounds like bloody murder in their … Continue reading What Just Happened?!?!??