Figuring Out How to Be a Penn State Fan In the Post-Sandusky World

Figuring Out How to Be a Penn State Fan In the Post-Sandusky World

Like many Penn State alum, Larry Bernstein was horrified by the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and wonders if rooting for his alma mater will ever be the same.

Trigger Warning: I’m About to Talk About Trigger Warnings

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Joanna Schroeder explores the overuse of the term “Trigger Warning” in the blogosphere, and wonders whether the term actually serves to undermine the security of trauma survivors.

We Don’t Listen to Children When it Comes to Abuse in Sport

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When it comes to abuse in sport, the culture of denial and silence is rooted in the reality that children’s sport replicates the professional game…where winning is the prime motivation.

The Disposability of Boys

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The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.

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Change is Coming for Survivors of Sexual Assault

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Randy Ellis, an advocate for child sexual abuse victims, sees the light of positive changes.

Denim Day USA 2013 and the Need for NO MORE Excuses

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We’ve got a lot of work to do, so it’s time to stand up, wear denim with a purpose, and work together to end sexual violence.

Sandusky and the “Ten Year Old Boy in the Shower”

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On the importance of victim privacy.

‘Today Show’ Promotes Nauseating Interview With Jerry Sandusky

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Kenny Bodanis questions why Jerry Sandusky should be given a platform to tell “his side of the story?”

Pennsylvania Suing NCAA Over Penn State Restrictions

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The state is suing in federal court for removal of the penalties imposed in response to the Sandusky abuses.

When Football Championships are Bought with Silence

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Some NCAA bowl game revenue should go to sexual violence prevention and support programs.

Pennsylvania Governor Sues NCAA Over Sandusky Sanctions

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Governor Corbett believes the sanctions the N.C.A.A. handed down in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal were too harsh and missed the people they should be aiming for. He’s wrong.

Man-to-Men with MaleSurvivor.org

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Cameron Conaway sits down with Executive Director Christopher Anderson and Co-Founder Dr. Howard Fradkin

Smashing Male Stereotypes

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We’re not all stereotypical, but even men who fit a mold are still real.

There Is Nothing I Love More Than A Good Redemption Story

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Mythologizing the coaches of Penn State threatens to erase the suffering of the victims.

The Forgotten Many: Sex Trafficked Boys

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It’s naïve to think we can end sex trafficking when we’ve not begun to speak about it accurately.

Two Days in the Storm

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Penn State brings together a community of experts and survivors to talk about prevention and recovery from sexual abuse.