Tag: sexual abuse

How Woody Allen's Alleged Sexual Abuse Forces More of Us Into Silence

I was sixteen when my mother brought a rapist home to live with us. They’d met in the locked psych ward a few weeks earlier. She was there for attempting suicide; he was doing a forced stay as part of his parole. Since I was the one who found her after she took the pills,... Read more »

Did Sandusky's and Sanchez's Wives Know About the Abuse? I Say Yes.

Did Sandusky's and Sanchez's Wives Know About the Abuse?  I Say Yes.
Another alleged victim took the stand today in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse trial in Pennsylvania. And five days ago, a video surfaced showing Anthony Sanchez, a California water agency official, striking his stepson during a game of catch in his backyard. For parents, these stories send a dagger of fear through our hearts and... Read more »