“You took away my privacy, my safety, my intimacy, my confidence, my own voice, until today.” #BreakTheSilence

5 Million People Read This Sexual Assault Survivor's Letter. You Should, Too. Post Author: Katie Ashbaugh, Chicago, IL “Your Honor, if it is all right, for the majority of this statement I would like to address the defendant directly,” the young woman’s statement begins. “You don’t know me, but you’ve…

The Healing Years

Excerpt from a Documentary Featuring: Former Miss America, Marilyn Van Derbur and her courageous story of healing from the child sexual abuse by her father. Janice Mirikitani, President of Glide Memorial Church, her inspiring story of healing and launching much needed support groups for women survivors of sexual abuse. Barbara…