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Tag: sexual trauma

Taking a Stand for Ourselves

Madeleine Black shares her story of inhumane sexual violence, toxic sexualization, and emotional and spiritual re-growth. Her story is one of the most powerful ones I’ve ever heard. She expresses herself so eloquently and articulates how she has learned more about herself and the human condition after experiencing the agony and shock of her assault as a young girl.

Growth

Although you don’t know who these women are and they may be faceless to you: remember they exist. They are here in our community where you least expect them. They are successful, they are pretty, they are athletic, they are smart, they are EVERYWHERE and they wear masks.

Youth Mental Health

Suicide was the third leading cause of children between the ages of 10 and 19 years in 2015, resulting in approximately 67,000 deaths.  Let that sink in for a moment.  67,000 children globally in one year ended their own lives. How could that happen?  

Grey Areas

“Adult victims of sexual harassment have different cognitive capacities then minors. We have to make sure we aren’t enabling adults to bypass moral resolution or rationalize morally questionable behavior.”