What To Do When Someone Approaches To Tell You About Sexual Assault or Abuse

When a person comes to you to tell you that ou has experienced sexual assault, rape, incest, molestation, or abuse, it’s a scary and intense thing. A lot of people freeze in this situation, even people who have experience with these kinds of conversation. Even (sometimes especially) people who have experienced these things themselves. It’s […]

Adult Inaction on Statutory Rape, Stalking, and Harassment Leads to Death of 15 Year Old Student

Content Note: This post contains discussions of abuse, bullying, rape, rape culture, suicide, and slut shaming. I was horrified this morning when I cracked open my RSS feed to read a story from the New York Times about charges being brought in Massachusetts against nine students who harried a young woman to death. ‘9 Teenagers […]