2. Where have difficult or offensive relationships dis-empowered you into a victim role? Even the new physics tells us that
This is definitely going to be my final report from Philadelphia. I realize I'm almost a week late with it, but it was a busy and sleep-deprived week all around.
Replacing "rape" with "murder" reveals just how problematic victim-blaming is.
If you listen to politicians from both major political parties these days, we're all victims. They say that the system is rigged and the deck is stacked against us. They tell us that we don't stand a chance of getting ahead in life or being truly successful unless (of course) we vote for them.
In light of the recent rape case in California that has made a mockery out of how rape culture is handled in our country, I want to tell you another story about a girl who couldn't say no. By the time you read this letter, you will hopefully have learned through my example how to be the better man.
This week's post comes a little early, because I want to focus and vent on this weeks news. As a victim and survivor of sexual
Keep in mind that many exes display characteristics of more than one category. For instance, your ex may be The Victim and
The verdict that was handed down in the Jian Ghomeshi trial has left me with a feeling of complete hopelessness. It wasn't
Could it be there's another homicidal maniac on the loose -- one with a fiendish foot-fetish? Someone who's cutting off his victim's feet and chucking them in the ocean? Or is it more likely just as the authorities say -- all the feet belong to suicide victims.
The second solution suggests that bullies be assigned roles of responsibility within schools in order to soothe and ease
St. Louis offered the Rams owner more than $470 million in taxpayer money for a new stadium.
I came across your article today, and I must say, I'm distraught. With some extremely misplaced anger, you attempted to begin a crusade against consent classes, and in a fury let the world know what a waste of time you believe them to be. So I wanted to let you know what I believe is a waste of time.
How common is the phrase "choose to be a victim"? It is certainly a lot more common than "Choose to make people victims." Simply put, a phrase meant to empower is actually disempowering and perpetuates dangerous myths about sexual abuse and sexual assault.
The spiritual sages of every tradition teach us that, even in the most difficult of circumstances, we can find things to be grateful for. Indeed, the difficulty itself can be the source of our gratitude for the invaluable lessons we can learn.
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.