No Silence Zone: Listening to Survivors Talk about Sex and Gender

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To Obtain More Equality for Females We Have to Talk about Males

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Females are not society’s department store bargain bin you dump all problems onto.-TGJP Centering the long-ignored needs of women and our children is important.  Essential. But, we as women can demand to know what males are willing to share, surrender, and change so that the needs of women and children are […]

DEVALUATION: How Society Makes Horrific Experiences for Survivors Even Worse

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse People can make you feel like an outsider in your own body. People can make you feel like an outsider in your own family. People can make you feel like an outsider in your own community. People can make you feel like an outsider in your own country. Parents of bullied […]

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An Overlooked Fact: Men Are Working to End Rape Too! (Part 1)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse We always encourage folks to speak out about violence. Always, always, always.  AND, It is critical to both personal and community growth and healing that women and girls continue to have repeated discussions around how sexual violence impacts them differently in society. Fact: Sexual violence can and does happen to anyone. […]

When Will We Finally Be Done Talking About Violence and Abuse?

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse The answer to that question depends on all of us.  When we collectively get our acts together so that rape, abuse, and violence isn’t so commonplace…..maybe we can address people’s concerns about what now seems like daily open conversations about rape, abuse, and violence. Maybe. Some people seem to think that […]

The Domestic Violence Victim’s Guide to Leaving Safely

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Why Black Women Really Face Domestic Violence at Higher Rates

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse   I recently read an article in a mainstream Black publication that disappointed me.  It seemed that the goal of the piece was to persuade Black women to support a particular group and perhaps even see that we actually have more in common than we think.  Yes, Black women get these […]

How Good Parents Miss Child Sexual Abuse: The 5 Critical Questions You MUST Ask

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Update:  I published this during the summer months (2015). It spread rapidly across quite a few popular websites and I got a great deal of positive feedback.   May we get better every day at protecting children and keeping them safe.   How do good parents miss child sexual abuse? How do […]

It’s Anti-Black to Side Up with People Raping Community Members

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Myth:  “Where are the Black people to help Black people with sexual violence?” If you aren’t in the forums, social media platforms, events, legislative halls, courtrooms, emergency rooms, hospitals, streets, churches, fundraisers, battered women’s shelters, counseling offices, legal aid, hotlines- to see Black men & women toiling, sacrificing, working long hours […]

Because Privilege Still Buys Passes in the Criminal Justice System: Castration Laws

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse As a Black Woman, and long-time advocate against child sexual abuse I have concerns about laws making it legal to castrate perpetrators of rape against children. Of course, I am Always on the side of victims, especially child victims. That said, such laws have never made Black communities safer.  Instead, these […]

FAQ: Where Are All the Black Women When My New Favorite Viral News Story is Trending

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse   Question:  Where are Black women who rally against abusive Black men when “XYZ crime” is committed against the community on this day? Answer: Every time you see a sexually violent crime go down/be reported and ask where the Black Women of #MeToo are, know this:    We are returning phone […]

How to Live a Healthy Life While Dealing with Unhealthy Circumstances (audio by Coach Shaun James)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse   Greetings,   It gives me great pleasure to introduce to some, and present to others, NLP Coach, Shaun James.  Shaun happens to be one of my closest friends and advisers. He is also to be someone who brings enlightenment, encouragement, and empowerment wherever he goes.   I welcome you to take a […]

Anti-Survivors: You will deal, We will Heal (Part 1)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Even though Mama warned me that there would be days like this:                   When #MeToo took off I felt uplifted about the epidemic of sexual violence.  Inspired. Motivated. Hopeful. A great swell of healing was entering the atmosphere. I am very familiar with […]

Sexual Violence Against Males: No Video, No Witnesses, and It IS Killing Them

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse So last night I was twitter watching one of my favorite shows. Yep, it is a crime show. You can read about the story here: What I want to talk about is the reaction on social media. **Emotions High As Former Bloomfield Football Player Sentenced In Fatal Stabbing Myths about Teen […]