Some solid advice for raising consent informed kids from Julie S. Lalonde. More information about talking to children and teens about consent can be found here.
Daisy Coleman, a powerful and much loved advocate for sexual assault victims has died by suicide, according to her mom. She was only 23 years old. Daisy's mom wrote on Facebook a heartbreaking message about her death: “She was my best friend and amazing daughter. I think she had to make it seem like I could live without her. I can’t. I wish I could
A 19-year-old Black Lives Matter protester Oluwatoyin Salau has been found dead days after tweeting that a man who offered her a ride to church had molested her, according to reports on Twitter. Salau was last seen in Tallahassee, Florida, on June 6, reported USA Today citing the Tallahassee Police Department. Before she disappeared, Salau posted a series of messages on Twitter that a man, in
It took a while, but I finally got my hands on Resilience is Futile by Julie LaLonde. If you haven't read it you can find it on Amazon or any number of booksellers in Canada. I know Julie and consider her a dear friend, so reading a book like this wasn't easy. It's infuriating, heartbreaking, and, much like her, brutally honest and insightful. Buy Julie's
Cape Elizabeth High School sophomore Aela Mansmann posted a sticky note in a bathroom of her school that states, “There’s a rapist in our school and you know who it is.” According to Teen Vogue, "numerous girls at Aela Mansmann's Maine high school had come forward with allegations of abuse" against fellow classmates. To call attention to what she felt was a lack of action