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Two Spotlights on Spotlight

Two Spotlights on Spotlight

The film that wins Best Picture might not have been everyone’s first choice, but it will have had the most fans across the Academy.  The vote of the overall Academy chooses best picture. I have contemplated the significance of the movie Spotlight winning the Oscar for Best Picture.  I am delighted it did.  I believe […]

Cultural Rape: Pornography

OK, I am just going to go ahead and post this blog, even though it is still a bunch of information you might not want; I just already have it done and have permission from Dr. Smith to quote the following stats.  I have identified 13 types of rape but this will be the last […]

Child Pornography….the Second Type of Rape

Continuing from the appendix in my book Redeem The Silence; an Unintended Journey, the second type of rape I have identified is child pornography. Statistics: Child advocacy groups estimate that 2 million children worldwide are working the sex trade .” (If you refer back to a previous blog post I write about the confusion our […]

Types of Sexual Violence

It occurs to me that the different types of SV that I have written about in my book are going to take several blogs.  When I am done with them, I plan on doing some more about the ‘SV brain cancer.’  There may be other types I have missed, so, please feel free to add […]

Updated Statistics, George Mason University

“In the United States: It is estimated that one in three American women will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime. 89% of sexual assaults are committed by someone the victim knows. For every sexual assault reported to the police, between three and 10 to unreported. A woman is sexually assaulted every two to three minutes […]