I grew up in a family where everyone was either sexually abused, was an abuser, or facilitated abuse. And I still like Michael Jackson’s music.
Pedophiles on YouTube: while parents are aghast, they don’t seem to realize that YouTube is only a symptom of a larger problem.
20 years ago CDC research on childhood trauma, called ACEs, showed survivors lead shorter sicker lifes. Why aren’t we doing anything?
New York passed the Child Victims Act making it a safer place for children, better for survivors of child sexual abuse and a worse place for sex offenders.
The Child Victims Act has languished in the New York State Senate. The horrific report from the Pennsylvania grand jury about rampant sexual abuse and cover-ups by church officials makes it clear that New York must pass a final version of this bill.
Should a registered sex offender be granted the right to become a custodial parent? When should the rights of a biological parent be considered inferior to those of a non-parent?
The President wouldn’t believe me. I didn’t disclose my abuse after it happened; I disclosed it when I was ready. So did most of his other victims. So what does that say about us?
What do we think about women who keep their surnames after marriage? And what do we think about their husbands? The answers are both surprising and telling.
Melanie Blow discusses the Catholic church and child sexual abuse following PA Grand Jury report. Over a thousand children sexually abused by priests
I’m helping my sister get addicted to opioids, because for her, life without coping mechanisms is worse than life with them and she has a lot to cope with.
An interview with the Stop Abuse Campaign’s Melanie Blow about ACEs, addiction, prostitution and child sex abuse laws and policy.
California voters just recalled the judge who famously gave Brock Turner a ridiculously short sentence. This raises some real concerns among legal exerts, but leaving him on the bench would raise some real concerns among everyone.
Outrage alone doesn’t protect children. Money is needed to combat child abuse, but it never seems to be a budget priority. Why’s that?
Domestic violence tends to follow its victims to the workplace. But there are solutions out there.
I got tired of feeling bad tings. Then I got tired of feeling. Then I got better, and I want others to, too.
Bullying is related to, and similar to, child abuse in some surprising ways. Here’s what you need to know!
An investigative news team has found child sex dolls for sale on numerous social media and electronic shopping sites
Hawaii is poised to pass a bill that will make life harder for rape victims across the state.
The Stop Abuse Campaign, along with sponsors of the Child Victims Act and advocates and allies for the bill, presented a petition in support of it.
Everyone agrees that our family courts are broken. But one of the popular proposed remedies will endanger children.
The effort to ban child sex dolls is being met with support from legislators and some controversy.
The Stop Abuse Campaign submitted testimony in support of increasing access for Maternal Home Visiting programs in New York on February 7, 2018
The Stop Abuse Campaign had the privilege of submitting testimony in support of the Child Victims Act that will protect children from sex abuse in New York
When custody courts deal with allegations of abuse and parental alienation they make dangerous decisions most of the time.
Is the Protestant world teetering on the edge of a sex abuse scandal similar to the one that had rocked the Catholic Church.
Trauma is responsible for a lot of bad behavior. But it is not an excuse, particularly for gendered violence and abuse. This is an important distinction.
Cardinal Law, who facilitated the sexual abuse of over a thousand children, is now dead. His legacy of intergenerational trauma isn’t.
Congressman Dan Donovan today introduced the Curbing Realistic Exploitative Electronic Pedophilic Robots (CREEPER) Act to ban importation and distribution of child sex dolls, to resounding support from experts.