Tag Archive: RAINN

HOPE AND HELP FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS

Within the past week one of the top local news stories in our area has been the trial of a man who is charged with murdering his girlfriend by hacking her to death with a machete because “she disrespected me.” How aware are you of the levels of domestic violence in this nation? It has…

Finally! Men Are Speaking Out About Being Molested

When it’s time to revisit some issues, I am convinced one must simply face the facts that perhaps some things have changed, and it’s time to turn the prism to see another facet. Now is one of those times. We have always known there are hidden masses of adults who were victims of sexual molestation…

What are Some Signs of Child Molestation?

Several have been asking me what some of the signs of child molestation are. My first suggestion is to go directly to the RAINN website―do not stop, do not pass “Go,” do not hesitate, but go there, read their information and if you feel it is necessary, call them. They are the experts. Another important…

When I Chose to Speak Out-Revisiting the Book

I have begun working on a second book, one providing not only answers from my own life to victims and survivors of sexual and domestic violence, but also to bring in major players in the advocacy work against domestic and sexual assault awareness as contributors. It seemed sensible to revisit one of my more successful…