Tag: sexual assault

Total 4 Posts

Just Another Day in the Life of a Trigger Warning

This past Sunday I opened the NY Times to see the screaming headline, “The Internet Is Overrun With Images of Child Sexual Abuse. What Went Wrong?” I then read the article which as impressive as it was disturbing.

The first thing that impresses is the formatting, layout and presentation. The headline was dramatic enough but the experience of clicking through

I Know Why So Many Women Wait So Long to Speak of Their Abuse

My first reaction upon seeing the recent #MeToo campaign was to join the chorus because I am also a survivor of sexual abuse. Speaking out has been helpful to my recovery. By being outspoken I want to let other sexual abuse survivors know they are not alone and maybe even to encourage some of them to break their silence. After

An Open Apology to the Women Who Were Abused by Bikram Choudhury

A Los Angeles jury recently found Bikram Choudhury liable for $924,500 in compensatory damages after finding he had subjected an employee to harassment and retaliation. The same jury later hit him with a punitive award of $6,400,000 for just generally acting like a despicable human being. There are several more women who have outstanding lawsuits that accuse