Prison Rape

In today’s culture, the title alone is likely to get a half smirk out of some of you reading this. I had never thought about it before, but prison rape is more often than not portrayed in a humorous fashion in our country. From stand-up to featured films, the severity of the actual occurrence rarely...

These Are Our Allies

It took me about twenty years to admit to my mother that I was a victim of sexual abuse; the aggressor a baby sitter she had entrusted me with during the summer time when I would go to stay with her. What I suffered was relatively minor, and yet it still left permanent scars that I know affect me to this...