Utah State University Student’s Rape Covered Up

Utah State University has been accused of covering up the rape of a student that occurred in 2009. The events came to light when the student took to Facebook to share her experience. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the student, Whitney McPhie Griffith, a former piano performance student wrote that she was raped off-campus by… Read more about Utah State University Student’s Rape Covered Up

N.J. may finally be addressing its teacher sexual misconduct problem

State lawmakers on Tuesday will hold a hearing on sexual misconduct in schools and consider a proposal for stricter background checks to flag teachers accused of inappropriate behavior with students at their previous schools. The hearing comes after an NJ Advance Media investigation published in December exposed how dangerous flaws in the system for vetting school… Read more about N.J. may finally be addressing its teacher sexual misconduct problem

Friends Don’t Leave Friends at Parties: The Safety Plan

 

Why Some Victims of Rape and Abuse Say It Never Happened 1

Why Some Victims of Rape and Abuse Say It Never Happened

  After the loss When a victim of sexual violence reports that someone raped them they might want to press charges.  At first.But then…….As time goes on they may begin to pull away and become less cooperative.With everyone.Medical professionals. Law enforcement. Prosecution. Even advocates. And, even their own friends & family.DoubtSo because of this,  somewhere […]

Why Does Society Make it Difficult for Survivors of Rape & Abuse to Come Forward? Part 2

The Truth About Rape & Distraction That No One is Talking About: Part 1

Read any comment section or social media platform on the topic of Nate Parker and his new film “The Birth of a Nation” and you will find the following phrases: “I find it funny how just when…” “How come none of this came out when….?” “Why all of a sudden….?” “You see the timing of […]

Are Children Capable of Attracting Rape?

Trigger Warning  So….I happened to watching a show that I enjoy immensely. It was “Greenleaf” on OWN. I love that show!  Actually, I was tweet watching it. You know, where you are watching it on television while enjoying the comments on Twitter. Anyway, there was a scene between a teenage girl and a leader of […]

Explain Like I’m 5: What victims of domestic violence go through to get justice

I originally posted this on 9/3/15. On 5/16/2016 I aided a victim in DC and unfortunately this is still true.  Why doesn’t she leave?   This question annoys me to no end.   When you talk to someone about domestic violence you come to expect that question.   There are a lot of reasons.   But […]

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