Friday evening I attended an event held by my friend and colleague, Anne Crothers of Healing Works. Each year she hosts an annual poetry event for sexual abuse awareness month. Victims and survivors of sexual abuse are invited to share poetry, stories and thoughts on their journey of healing. This year, the program benefited a […]
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Sexting is in the news nearly every day. We hear about adults getting arrested for sexting minors or minors getting in trouble for sexting each other. I have even seen news articles where parents turn their own children into the authorities when they find out they have been engaging in sexting. Our world (or at […]
Most people think it’s hard to find Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM, formerly Child Pornography). The sad reality is, it’s more common than you think.
Last week Snapchat released new features targeting users 13-17 on the platform. Protections for teens on Snapchat have been slow to arrive and lacking features.
My reading this morning was about: moving the US toward primary prevention of child sexual abuse; child predators on TikTok and my first YouTube troll comments.
As I sit to write this, I’m experiencing something I never anticipated in my professional life. I just wrote the phrase “Dick Pic Culture” in the headline.
The FBI’s statement, released yesterday, about sexual extortion, or sextortion of children is informative, but too little, too late.
As a member of a professional community close to this issue, I want to address the controversy surrounding Dr. Allyn Walker and their book A Long Dark Shadow.
For many in pornography addiction recovery, a behavioral intervention can be getting rid of their smart phone and going back to the dumb phone.