"I just had this realization: Why am I distrustful all the time? It's probably because of that. I spent so long disgusted about myself."
About 90 women have reported being robbed, threatened, or sexually molested, and one woman said she was raped.
Sexual assault is a tragedy with the potential for long-term medical, psychological, and emotional consequences. Victims of sexual assault who feel that their physician and staff are genuinely concerned and kind are far more likely to return for follow-up visits, seek counseling as well as treatment.
“For anyone who has felt isolated and afraid, left out and left behind as a result of a sexual crime, our message is clear: we will not forget you."
Rachel Thompson is the author of newly released Broken Places (2015 Honorable Mention Winner, San Francisco Book Festival) and the multi award-winning Broken Pieces, as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed.
The CDC's definition of rape “represents the public health perspective” and takes into account the ability of the victim
Is there any woman on the planet whose word, reputation and behavior is considered beyond reproach enough that she can accuse someone in power of assaulting her and have a real shot at being taken seriously?
UPDATE 2:20 p.m.: Former Broomfield High teacher and coach Travis Masse denied on the stand this afternoon ever having gone
We may have accepted in principle that politics should include both women and men, but this has not been adequately applied to foreign and security policy.
He has been in Broadmoor since and yesterday Mr Justice Griffiths Williams sent him back, saying it was "very unlikely" he