March 9, 2019
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You Had It Coming: The Implications of Victim-Blaming

We all want to feel safe. When we hear that something bad has happened to a good person, we tend to find ways to distance ourselves […]
March 6, 2019
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Your Cross to Bear: The Crushing Consequences of the Catholic Church’s Silence on Sexual Assault Survivors

Tell the truth. For many, this was our first moral lesson. If we commit a wrong, honesty allows us to take responsibility for our actions and […]
March 5, 2019
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Speaking Out as a Path to Healing from Sexual Trauma

A woman raped by her Uber driver. A child stolen from her country and brought to the United States to serve as a sex slave. A […]
February 24, 2019
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Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking, as terrible of a phrase as it sounds, is really just a nice way of saying sex slavery . . . children, women, men, […]
February 7, 2019
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The Catholic Church and Sexual Assault of Nuns

For decades, the Catholic church has been plagued by scandal after scandal of sexual abuse of children by priests.  Now, Pope Francis has also admitted to […]