Adam is among those sharing stories of assault in a powerful video for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which starts in April.
4 Ways to Cope with Survivor Guilt
www.realwarriors.net - When a fellow warrior dies or is injured in battle, it’s common to have feelings of shock, regret or guilt. This is known as s...
Lessons From A Monastery: Silence
“The first requirement for prayer is silence. People of prayer are people of silence.” –St. Mother Teresa Something that may come as a surprise when visiting a monastery (even if it is expected) is the silence you encounter there. As a monastic virtue, silence is found in every monastery and monastic order, though to different …
GOP rep asks pro-abortion actress if an abortion survivor has a right to life—and she refuses to...
Trials in China Kept Secret by Silencing Lawyers
Prominent Chinese human rights activist Huang Qi went on trial last week on dubious charges of “leaking state secrets,” but the proceedings before a court in Sichuan province remained a mystery hours after the trial ended.
Why I refused to give police my phone: one rape survivor’s story
‘The most private details of my life were going to be revealed to anyone and everyone’
READ: Why Crime Survivors Who Refuse to Testify Should Not Be Jailed
New Orleans-based journalist Deborah Cotton died this week from wounds sustained during a 2013 shooting. Her new, posthumously published essay argues that incarcerating crime victims who won't testify feeds distrust between prosecutors and communities of color.
how to have sex with a survivor*
[tw: rape, sexual assault] and just a general warning that this is not a universal guide with every survivor falling neatly into the patterns outlined below. survivors–and all people–deserve the...
The Look of Silence
Download the discussion guide for The Look of Silence and use it for facilitating conversation about this film at home, in the classroom or at community screenings.
Why I refuse to own a cell phone
I do not want the omnipresent ability to communicate with anyone who is absent.
How Silence Destroys Cross Cultural Trust
I will never forget it. My junior year of college was one of the most racially charged time periods in my life, much like what we are experiencing today across the United States.
Sex and the Silence of the Church: How it is Crippling God’s People
In Harvest USA’s Fall 2012 newsletter, John discussed 10 reasons why the church (the body as a whole and individual Christians) finds it so difficult to confront and address issues of sexuality. Th…
The End Of The Euro: A Survivor’s Guide
By Peter Boone and Simon Johnson In every economic crisis there comes a moment of clarity. In Europe soon, millions of people will wake up to realize that the euro-as-we-know-it is gone. Economic…
Scientists discover a protein that silences the biological clock
A protein associated with many kinds of cancer cells was found to suppress the circadian clock, with implications for cancer biology and the workings of the clock itself
How BoJack Horseman Addresses the Silencing of Women
In BoJack’s very meta fifth season, women are ignored and assert themselves in spite of it.
10 Day of Silence Tips and Tricks
Here are ten tips and tricks to help you organize to put an end to anti-LGBTQ bullying in schools!
‘Hollywood Ripper’ Survivor Breaks Her Silence: ‘I Woke Up With Someone on Top of Me’
Michael Gargiulo, an air-conditioner repairman, is facing the death penalty for allegedly targeting his young, female neighbors with a knife—including Ashton Kutcher’s ex.
'You grow up hating yourself': why child abuse survivors keep
The average victim takes 24 years to reveal their secret and disclosure is often the key to recovery
Why Data Privacy Matters for Survivors
How Survivors Define PTSD
How survivors define PTSD is different from anyone else who’s only read but not experienced what PTSD feels like. Over the years many survivors have shared their definitions and given me perm…