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An abusive religious leader is removed from his position of power. A victim, traumatized at his hands, is finally vindicated. Women, long ready for change within a denomination that has historically diminished them, organize a protest through hashta…

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The statement was a reaction to an article that detailed a sexual abuse scandal involving a prominent pastor. When I read Anonymous Commenter’s words, I was instantly reminded why I have resolved over and over again never to look at the commen…

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“I wish I had talked about sexual abuse from the pulpit.” It was one of the first things my dad said to me when he woke from an induced coma after having a massive hemorrhagic stroke on January 29th. He was exactly one week retired from…

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It was a sweltering Sunday morning in the fall of 1986 when I plodded quietly into the kitchen to inform my mother that I was being molested. The only problem was I didn’t actually know I was trying to tell her anything. I didn’t even k…

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I remember very little about the Principles of Light and Sound class that I was required to take as a Communication major at Southeastern College.  Some people might try to blame the 7 AM start time for my lack of information retention, but I t…

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