Sex Abuse in Sports

Sex Abuse in Sports

This is an important story. It tells the story of a young girl and how she wound up a victim of sexual abuse at the hands of her gymnastics coach. The reason this is important is that it’s become clear we have a problem with sexual abuse in sports, and her story, or some version…

Abusers and the Halo Effect – Jared Fogle Seemed Like Such a Good Guy
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Abusers and the Halo Effect – Jared Fogle Seemed Like Such a Good Guy

As we know now, Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle is going to plead guilty to a plethora of charges involving child pornography and sexual crimes against minors. I don’t want to spend a lot of time talking about him, there’s been enough written about the case itself, but I was reminded of something earlier today that…

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What Is There to Say About Adrian Peterson?

Reposted from my Sports Blog. As a survivor of child abuse, I’m just not sure where to start with this whole Adrian Peterson story. I’ve been thinking about it all weekend, and trying to figure out what to say about it, and I think finally I do have some thoughts. First off, let me just…

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How We Make It Harder For Kids to Tell

I was dismayed, though not surprised at all, when I saw a number of Facebook users and pages link to an article about an inmate convicted of child molestation being murdered in prison. The posts were, for the most part, followed by near unanimous comments celebrating the death of a pedophile. Look, I get it….