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Study Reveals Alcohol Does Not Affect Memory of Rape

Here’s the scenario: You have a bit too much to drink and something happens to you that you never would have expected. You were taken advantage of and sexually assaulted. But you were intoxicated. Should you report it? And if you do, how legitimate will the case be in court? Unfortunately, this scenario is all . . . . Continue Reading


Close to $80 Million Will Be Used to Test Backlogged Rape Kits

Author: Shernide Delva Often survivors of rape and sexual abuse look for an escape by turning to drugs and/or alcohol to cope with their unpleasant emotions. Emotions like shame, guilt, embarrassment, loneliness and anger are numbed out through using substances. Failure to address the initial psychological damage associated with sexual violence is even associated with . . . . Continue Reading


Sickening Statistics From New Sexual Assault Study

Sexual assault is by no means a casual topic. It is one of the most offensive and appalling, devastating and disturbing offenses one human being can commit onto another, and what’s even more disconcerting is that a new study has confirmed that sexual assault has reached “epidemic levels” on college campuses. Another corroboration made by . . . . Continue Reading


Is Alcohol used as Ammo in Sexual Assault?

They say we always hurt the ones we love the most, and too many young people have been raised in homes where that meant violence enacted against them or upon one parent from the other. Beyond that sexual assault is a terrible and tragic reality in the world today, claiming the lives of thousands of . . . . Continue Reading


The Worst Places in the World for Women

The appearance of the 21st century woman is self-confident, successful, glowing with healthiness and beauty. But for a lot of the 3.3 billion female inhabitants of our earth, the advantages of the virtual age never arrived. In many countries, women are victims of violence. In no particular order, I’ve thought of the worst places in . . . . Continue Reading


Do We Live in a Rape Culture?

Numerous individuals object to the expression “rape culture.”  They don’t comprehend how a culture as civilized as ours can be defined by a power as damaging as rape. They consider it an overstatement, an “over-analysis” by irritated feminists. Some even think it is an oxymoron. And others quite simply don’t understand the term. Within feminism, . . . . Continue Reading


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