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Sexual Abuse of Children

Woody Allen's 2014 Win: A Sad Oscar Moment

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
SaraKay Smullens

My heart sank when Cate Blanchett won the Academy Award for Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine." Undeniably, Blanchett was masterful in her role; but in hon...

Righting Wrongs, Setting the Record Straight and Making Amends

Allen Frances | Posted 04.05.2014 | Science
Allen Frances

In a previous post I expressed my remorse for not speaking out 20 years ago against the mass hysteria that led to the imprisonment of innocent day center workers charged with alleged sexual and satanic abuse of the children under their care.

7 Ways To Change How We Think About Rape

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 03.07.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

We ignore, debate, glamorize and debunk real rape instead of challenging the culture that makes it endemic. As significant as the FBI decision is, it will not dismantle this culture.

Sexual Abuse Of Children: 10 Years Of Hard-Earned Knowledge

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

The guiding principle when confronting child sexual abuse is to remember that it is most of all about the person who was abused. It is not about the offender, the institution or anyone's reputation.

What Kind Of Parenting Could Have Prevented Penn State?

Karina Giglio | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Karina Giglio

Perhaps the only true legacy of the Penn State tragedy -- for its heinous nature is better suited to that moniker than "scandal" -- is the birth of the Lion Mom: One who is driven by the understanding that our obligation as parents begins by instilling the basics of humanity, and working backwards from there.

Leaving for San Angelo, TX in the Morning

Deborah King | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah King

I've got to see for myself the mothers in floor length pioneer dresses buttoned up the neck and down the wrist, their long handled underwear peaking out, their uncut hair pulled up in a pompadour.