7 Ways To Support a Sexual Assault Survivor Through Pregnancy and Birth

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Birth is messy and complicated for any family, but if your partner is a survivor of sexual violence, this ‘cheat sheet’ may be helpful.

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ESPN’s Article About McQueary Sends a Terrible Message To Survivors

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Chris Anderson explains that by stealing McQueary’s right to privacy, ESPN has told all survivors that their privacy doesn’t deserve to be respected. And that is dangerous.

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What I Wish I Had Known

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Svava Brooks explains that you cannot heal your life if you keep giving your power to the people that hurt you then and are hurting you now.

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A Message to My Assailant: Lessons on Being Human

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“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”

–Mark Twain

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Getting Away With Murder: Child Predators

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David Pittman, and other survivors like him, are frustrated with how sexual predators have been getting away with the murder of the innocence of childhood.

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Our Very Own ‘Breakfast Club’ of Support

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For survivors of childhood sexual abuse, it’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day living and to forget about helping others. David Pittman is here to ask, “What are you willing to do?”

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Out of the Shadows: 10 Child Sexual Abuse Statistics

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Jayneen Sanders offers 10 compelling reasons why we should keep finding ways to prevent our children from being sexually abused, and why we should provide effective methods for healing and recovery in the event that such abuse happens.

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Dear Allison (or Vile Female Rape Apologists Are Vile)

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James Landrith believes that compassion should not have gender labels, nor be attached to a cynical hierarchy of suffering.

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Men Aren’t Obsolete…

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…but MaleSurvivor Executive Director Christopher M. Anderson thinks that reflexive and stigmatizing rhetoric that degrades people should be.

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Reflections on Five Years of Healing and Speaking Out

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James Landrith has spent five years speaking out as a male rape survivor. Here is what he has learned.

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Do You Really Wish It Had Been You?

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Rape is not sex seems like the most obvious fact in the world. Then why do we call some guys “lucky” asks Danny.

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Survivor Advocacy is Real Work (or I’m Not Your Dancing Monkey)

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James Landrith, survivor of sexual assault, does advocacy work. He doesn’t do it for entertainment. He does it to help other survivors and create social change.

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The Special Gifts I Threw Away

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As a survivor of abuse, Eirik Rogers spent many years suspicious of the kindness of others.

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Do You Know How to Listen to a Survivor’s Story?

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As survivors, we often don’t feel worthy of someone believing our stories. But believe me, you deserve people who are willing to listen.

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An Excerpt from “The End of the World as We Know It.”

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Author Robert Goolrick’s powerful story of sexual abuse, and carrying the weight of it all.

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To the Victim at Steubenville, From a Man Who Understands

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Braden Schecter wants the rape survivor from Steubenville, and all other survivors, to know that they’re not alone.

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