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An Open Letter to a 40-something “Bryce”

I see you, Bryce. Lots of time has gone by and now you have children of your own. Perhaps, even a daughter. Do you believe in karma? You must. I see you post that “overprotective dad” meme or make those … Continue reading

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Words Into Actions: Support the Survivors’ Seat

Some would say this year has been very polarizing. I feel that it has been MOBILIZING. As a sexuality educator and Clinical Sexologist who specializes in sexual trauma, it is inconceivable what we have seen. We saw convicted rapist Brock … Continue reading

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More Than Words…

The fact that ANYONE thinks that this is about Trump “saying an offensive word” and not about the sexual assault of women means I have a lot more #@$!%* work to do. See that? I censored that curse word. Know … Continue reading

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The Survivors’ Seat: How YOU Can Help Provide a Voice to Those Silenced by Sexual Violence

*trigger warning* I know that many of you are passionate about the issues of sexual assault and sexual abuse. So is the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. Each year, they provide prevention services, hundreds of sexual assault forensic examinations and … Continue reading

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Words Matter. Why the Sayreville H.S. Football Case Isn’t a “Hazing Scandal”. It’s About Keeping the Silence and it’s About RAPE.

*Trigger Warning* Another story was all over my news feed yesterday. As I scrolled along, friends were expressing outrage that a High School one town over from my own hometown was involved in some sort of a “hazing scandal”. As … Continue reading

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YOU are Amazing!

Do you realize what an amazing person you are? So, I am going to use this blog to tell you my philosophy.  Here goes… I pretty much think you’re fantastic, and you should too! You may be tired or frustrated, sad or … Continue reading

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Et tu, Beyonce’?

Monday night, at 7:55pm, while my kids were walking in and out of the family room pretending to brush their teeth, they begged to watch a little bit of the Grammy’s before bed. I agreed with trepidation, knowing that some … Continue reading

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Sex Ed and Secret Santas…

Today, I talked very seriously about consent and impulse control, challenging the notion that “boys will be boys” during an interview about the 6 year old in Colorado accused of sexual harassment.  Directly after that, I headed over to the … Continue reading

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An open letter to Justin Lookadoo

Dear Mr. Lookadoo, We (along with most of the internet) recently heard about your presentation at Richardson High School. The students’ outrage shed light on your views of the “dateability” of children and how rigid, harmful notions of gender roles … Continue reading

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The Brave Girls Alliance, MY Dream Team

Remember the 1992 United States men’s Olympic basketball team? The “Dream Team” was the first US Olympic team to feature active NBA players. Journalists regarded it as the greatest sports team ever assembled, and the Basketball Hall of Fame deemed … Continue reading

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