It Starts Sooner Than You Think

It’s time to talk about something that is going to make all of us uncomfortable. When does sexual perpetration actually begin? It is commonly understood that predators often have multiple victims prior to actually being convicted of sexual assault, but we rarely talk about when and how this emerges.  The verdict?  According to the USContinue reading “It Starts Sooner Than You Think”

An Open Letter to Turning Point USA

By: Cassi Cox and Deborah Schiefer Turning Point USA and Alex Clark, On Friday, January 29, 2021, your Youtube show published with an interview in which you blasted a rape survivor discussed a controversy surrounding Jennifer Christie’s testimony. I am choosing not to discuss the fact that you formed an opinion and cruelly maligned anContinue reading “An Open Letter to Turning Point USA”

The Phoenix

By: Jennifer Brierly The Phoenix A Spoken Word by Jennifer Brierly My therapist suggested writing a “victim’s impact statement” “A statement,” she says As though words exist in dashes and lines what my life consists of since that day Passing years. Months. Weeks where to begin, were I able to speak. The cold hammer ofContinue reading “The Phoenix”

My Love Louder Journey

Working with Jennifer Christie, the Pro Life Movement and Sexual Assault Survivors: A Testimony Hi Friends,  Wow. What a few weeks it has been. I’d like to share my Love Louder story with all of you.  I know that I don’t have much of a platform. I’ve never been in this to have a platform. Continue reading “My Love Louder Journey”

Your Perfectly Imperfect Memory

A Guest Post By Deborah Schiefer BS, Psychology, Focus on Crisis and Trauma Response Counseling Did you have birthday parties as a kid? They’re fun, right? Where was your 10th party? What time of day was it? What was the weather like? Can you tell me everyone who was invited? I need a list ofContinue reading “Your Perfectly Imperfect Memory”