7 08, 2020

Rest in Peace Daisy

By |2020-12-08T12:50:11+00:00August 7th, 2020|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Rest in Peace Daisy

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

15 06, 2020

He came disguised as a man of God #JusticeForToyin

By |2020-06-15T14:51:12+00:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: |Comments Off on He came disguised as a man of God #JusticeForToyin

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

5 04, 2020

Resilience is Futile

By |2021-10-20T19:03:41+00:00April 5th, 2020|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Resilience is Futile

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

17 10, 2019

There’s a Rapist in Our School

By |2019-10-17T18:11:29+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Sexual Assault|Comments Off on There’s a Rapist in Our School

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

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