Link – Opinion | The Rape Jokes We Still Laugh At

This could not be any more true, and any more wrong. “The “Me Too” movement has made Americans more aware about sexism and sexual consent, but that sensitivity often does not extend to prisons, where over 200,000 inmates are sexually assaulted every year.” Sadly, I’ve seen some of the same people who claim to support…

Reviews Elsewhere – Mindfulness Skills for Trauma & PTSD

Reviews Elsewhere – Mindfulness Skills for Trauma & PTSD

As always, scouring the net for potentially useful resources, and I found this review over on Psych Central.   Post-traumatic stress disorder affects a wide range of individuals, from combat veterans and law enforcement to the survivors of sexual assault and childhoodabuse. The disorder expresses itself in a variety of ways, including anxiety, depression, avoidance…

Link – High Schools are Calling Sexual Assault Hazing
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Link – High Schools are Calling Sexual Assault Hazing

An investigation into high school sexual assaults has found schools are mislabeling sexual assault on sports teams as “hazing” to cover it up, the Associated Press reports. You know, this came up awhile back when I was still living in Oregon, when a football team was suspended and games cancelled because of a massive hazing incident….

Link – Childhood Sexual Abuse: ‘Preparation and Response’ Instead of ‘Prevention’

Link – Childhood Sexual Abuse: ‘Preparation and Response’ Instead of ‘Prevention’

Liz Briggs thinks the way we approach child sexual abuse is broken. I tend to agree, to a degree. Yes, it’s important that we have children who understand who they can turn to and get support if they find themselves in a situation where someone has tried to touch them. Yes it’s important that we…

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Link – Woman charged with sexual assault after 13 year old fathers child

Dodge County Attorney Oliver Glass says he’ll prosecute the sexual assault case like any other case. “You hear the jokes, ‘oh good for him’ and that kind of stuff, but no, the trauma for either sex can be real and therapy may be needed,” said Glass. “It’s the first case I can recall that I’ve…

This Week’s Links (weekly)

6 truths about “forgiving” sexual abuse tags:CA ChildAbuse How to Support & Help Someone with Depression tags:CA Depression You May Feel Alone in Your Depression but You Aren’t Alone tags:CA Depression An Open Secret spotlighting sex abuse against child actors to reveal names tags:CA ChildAbuse From the Mother of an Abused Child tags:CA ChildAbuse 10…