Degrees of Child Abuse?

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One way to help survivors heal? Stop quantifying abuse.

The Art of Being Broken

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Nate Bagley explains that your cracks are the source of your beauty.

On Stephen King, Abuse Survivors, and Why Apologies Matter

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Lynn Beisner accepts Stephen King’s apology for using the word “bitchery” in regards to Dylan Farrow’s claims of abuse by Woody Allen.

The H.E.R.O. Corps

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We throw the word hero around a little too casually these days. Here are some men who earn the title.

How To Talk To Your Child About Sexual Abuse

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David Pittman offers a step-by-step guide for parents on how to talk to kids of all ages about sexual abuse, which can help keep them safe.

Stay With Us, Young Warriors. We Need You Here (Video)

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Vincent Schilling is successful, but life as a teen was living hell. In this video, he talks about he her survived… so that he could grow up and thrive.

Waiting To Be Found

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Abuse survivor David Pittman explains how the loneliest feeling in the world is waiting to be found.

On the Rejection of Sexual Abuse Prevention Education

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Knowing how to teach sexual abuse prevention education means nothing unless there’s an opportunity to do so.

Project Unbreakable

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Grace Brown photographs survivors of sexual abuse with posters that hold quotes from their attackers. TRIGGER WARNING.

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The Girl with the Smurf Tattoo

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It’s hard to avoid reading into someone’s appearance, especially when they’re intended to intimidate.

Do You Think I’m Something?

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Donald D’Haene is a capital-F Feminist because of his mother’s life.

Bisexual, Pansexual, Born or Made?

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A survivor of childhood sexual abuse knows bisexuality is real, but wonders if he was born this way or made.

The Masks We Wear

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(Talking About) the “Sex Stuff”

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It’s time to de-shame abuse survivors talking about sex.

Sometimes a Train-Wreck is Just a Train-Wreck

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Abuse survivor Rob Brown reports what life is like from deep inside his recovery.

Nike Drops Paterno Name From Childcare Center

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Joanna Schroeder asserts that Paterno’s name will forever represent the ways in which you don’t have to be the abuser to be guilty of harming children.