Sometimes your children are crying for help in ways we cannot understand.
Respect for authority is great, but blind obedience can leave a child open to all kinds of abuse.
Sexual abuse survivor David Pittman’s constant search for connection left him feeling more and more alone, until he finally got help.
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.
It’s a sad day when the word Rape tossed around the playground and you have to explain what it means
We throw the word hero around a little too casually these days. Here are some men who earn the title.
Like in the Weberman trial, Luzer Twersky was a victim of sexual abuse within his Hasidic community, and he tells the truth about modesty committees.
Mythologizing the coaches of Penn State threatens to erase the suffering of the victims.
What forces might have made Jimmy Savile a sexual predator and allowed him to get away with it all his life? Ben Belenus on our personal sex gods.
Unknown numbers of boys have been victimized by a rape culture that’s simply taken for granted.
About freaking time.Father Robert W. Finn was convicted of failing to report child sexual abuse since he did not report a priest, Reverend Shawn Ratigan, who had hundreds of lewd pictures of young girls, many of them taken with a personal camera. As a bishop, he is the highest-ranked US cleric ever convicted of covering…
Gretl Claggett recognized the silence people kept around the Sandusky case, even when they knew they should speak up. It was the same silence she grew up in.
Mark Greene asks, “Why is there a cultural bias against single men raising children?”
Jayneen Sanders, author of “Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept” offers a simple curriculum to teach kids how to protect their own bodily integrity.
Trigger warning for rape.I really don’t want to talk about Penn State. I’m pretty sure that you can tell that I don’t want to talk about Penn State, because this post comes approximately two weeks after everyone stopped caring about Penn State. But apparently a post will not write itself if I just ignore the topic…