Day: February 6, 2019
New York State is passing the Child Victims Act to extend the statute of limitations on child abuse cases to allow victims to come forward when they are ready.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/corey-feldman-child-sexually-abuse-justice-child-victims-act-ncna963081
Corey Feldman was talking this about for years and nobody seemed to take him seriously. Was it because he wasn’t an “A” list actor? Was it because Hollywood was harboring their sins? Or was it because they labeled him as a crazy, bitter actor? As for me, I’ve always taken him at his word, because I could feel his pain and anguish, but regardless he kept fight to address this issue: protect our kids.
The first step to healing is learning about anti-Blackness and how we perpetuate it. Here are a few articles discussing anti-Blackness within different communities of color and some ways to combat it.
— Read on www.nsvrc.org/blogs/ending-sexual-violence-communities-color-means-talking-about-anti-blackness
Men and boys who have been sexually assaulted or abused may also face some additional challenges because of social attitudes and stereotypes about men and masculinity.
— Read on www.rainn.org/articles/sexual-assault-men-and-boys
Sexual assault can happen to ANYONE regardless of gender or age. We must look past what people are “suppose” to act like in stressful situation respective to their age and gender.