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Bolton Refuge House Fall Gala Speech

I was invited by Bolton Refuge House to be their keynote speaker at their annual Fall Gala. Bolton is the oldest domestic violence shelter in the state and is located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. They also provide services for sexual … Continue reading

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Survivor Story

Trigger Warning: Parts of this blog post may be triggering. Please take care of yourself and seek out help if you can. A couple months ago I was invited to do a presentation at Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault’s “Sexual … Continue reading

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Denial

In child sex abuse cases there tends to be a higher degree of denial than in almost any other crime.  While prisons are full of criminals who supposedly didn’t do the crimes for which they were convicted there are scant … Continue reading

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The Victim is Never to Blame

I keep getting triggered by events that are beyond my control or my comprehension.  When you are a survivor of childhood sex abuse and you see that it keeps happening and that the society which has criminalized it doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Testimony on SB 345

Note:  Wisconsin Senate Bill 345, otherwise known as the Child Victims Act, was introduced in December of 2011.  It removes the statute of limitations on bringing damages against a perpetrator of child sexual abuse.  Current Wisconsin law precludes a victim/survivor from … Continue reading

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